Table 2

Sample nutrition governance problems at national and global levels

UndernutritionObesity
Global
  • Accountability and coordination of actors

  • Diversion of food crops to other uses

  • Distribution problems

  • Focus of Morris et al (2008)

  • Effects of globalised trade on health

  • Supranational regulation of food, agriculture companies

National
  • Coordination of government sectors, public-private actors

  • Safety net and distributional issues

  • Focus of Mej√≠a Acosta and Fanzo (2012)

  • Contested perceptions of unhealthy foods

  • Food environment

  • Dietary guidelines, advice

  • Focus of Sacks et al (2008)