About this policy brief

Food self-sufficiency in five Nordic island societies
This policy brief summarises a project funded by the Nordic Council of Ministers' Working Group for Circular Economy.
The policy brief is developed based on the report: Vestergård, L.O., Meijer, M.W., Svennerud, M., Rustad, L.J., Leivsson, T.G., Cedergren, E., Bogason, Á., Refsgaard, K. & Froebrich, A. 2022. Selvforsyning af fødevarer i fem nordiske øsamfund. TemaNord 2022:528, Nordic Council of Ministers.
The project was conducted by Nordregio, the Norwegian Institute for Bioeconomy, and Búnaðarstovan, the Faroese agricultural agency. It was carried out in the period of June 2021 to February 2022.
Watch the webinar (in Scandinavian) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gm_qB4vPbtA

Research contacts

Louise Ormstrup Vestergård
Research Fellow at Nordregio
Lars Johan Rustad
Head of Department - Division of Survey and Statistics, NIBIO
Editor: Louise Ormstrup Vestergård, Nordregio
Communication and layout: Johanna Feuk Westhoff, Marija Zelenkauskė, Nordregio
Pictures: Unsplash.com, Louise Ormstrup Vestergård
ISSN: 2001-3876
DOI: http://doi.org/10.6027/PB2022:4.2001-3876