publication . Article . Other literature type . 2013

Integrating food security into public health and provincial government departments in British Columbia, Canada

Seed, B.; Lang, T.; Caraher, M.; Ostry, A.;
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  • Published: 21 Jan 2013 Journal: Agriculture and Human Values, volume 30, issue 3, pages 457-470 (issn: 0889-048X, eissn: 1572-8366, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Food security policy, programs, and infrastructure have been incorporated into Public Health and other areas of the Provincial Government in British Columbia, including the adoption of food security as a Public Health Core Program. A policy analysis of the integration into Public Health is completed by merging findings from 48 key informant interviews conducted with government, civil society, and food supply chain representatives involved in the initiatives along with relevant documents and participant/direct observations. The paper then examines the results within the context of historic and international trends and theoretical models of food policy, community ...
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free text keywords: Article, Community food security, Public health, Policy analysis, Regulatory pluralism, HD, Agronomy and Crop Science, Economic growth, Food security, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Food policy, language.human_language, language, Economics, Health policy, Health promotion, Public administration, Food systems
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