Claudio Schuftan, is currently based in Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) where he works as a freelance consultant in public health and nutrition and is an active member of the Steering Group of the People’s Health Movement. He is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of International Health, Tulane School of Public Health (New Orleans, USA).
Northern donors are more and more working on technical fixes to solve problems of malnutrition mainly in close co-operation with the food industry. Though this will not solve the causes that lead to malnutrition.read more
The gap in policy processes towards better food security and nutrition interventions is not related to a lack of knowledge, it is politics. Research institutions need to be more aware of empowering beneficiaries.read more
Doing something about the numerous inequalities we face in this world, encompassing so many domains is on everybody’s lips these days. But what is the result? What place will the true addressing of inequalities bring us in the post 2015 era? Actua...read more
According to Claudio Shuftan, the changes needed in the current economic climate are so drastic that mega philanthropies and their sponsors will never accept them.read more
Claudio Shuftan argues that development professionals need to become more aware of where philanthropic stakeholders are coming from and why.read more
Susan George, (2010), “Whose Crisis, Whose Future? Towards a Greener, Fairer, Richer World”, Polity Press, Cambridge. The book is published as well in French and Spanish, see details below. Here is a book that attempts to explain how high finances...read more