publication . Article . 2016

How to engage across sectors: lessons from agriculture and nutrition in the Brazilian School Feeding Program

Corinna Hawkes; Bettina Gerken Brazil; Inês Rugani Ribeiro de Castro; Patricia Constante Jaime;
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  • Published: 11 Aug 2016
  • Publisher: Faculdade de Saúde Pública da Universidade de São Paulo
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
OBJECTIVE:\ud To provide insights for nutrition and public health practitioners on how to engage with other sectors to achieve public health goals. Specifically, this study provides lessons from the example of integrating family farming and a nutrition into a legal framework in Brazil on how to successfully shift other sectors toward nutrition goals. \ud METHODS: \ud The study analyzed policy processes that led to a Brazilian law linking family farming with the National School Feeding Program. Main actors involved with the development of the law were interviewed and their narratives were analyzed using a well-established theoretical framework. \ud \ud RESULTS:\u...
Subjects
free text keywords: Artigos Originais, School Feeding, Sustainable Agriculture, Farmers Associations, Nutrition Programs and Policies, Food and Nutrition Security, Public aspects of medicine, RA1-1270, HV, RA, Public health, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Program evaluation, Politics, Health promotion, Economic growth, Narrative, Pediatrics, business.industry, business, Corporate governance, Agriculture
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publication . Article . 2016

How to engage across sectors: lessons from agriculture and nutrition in the Brazilian School Feeding Program

Corinna Hawkes; Bettina Gerken Brazil; Inês Rugani Ribeiro de Castro; Patricia Constante Jaime;