publication . Other literature type . Article . 2015

A food politics of the possible? Growing sustainable food systems through networks of knowledge

Alison Blay-Palmer; Roberta Sonnino; Julien Custot;
Open Access
  • Published: 24 Feb 2015
  • Publisher: Springer Science and Business Media LLC
  • Country: United Kingdom
There is increased recognition of a common suite of global challenges that hamper food system sustainability at the community scale. Food price volatility, shortages of basic commodities, increased global rates of obesity and non-communicable food-related diseases, and land grabbing are among the impediments to socially just, economically robust, ecologically regenerative and politically inclusive food systems. While international political initiatives taken in response to these challenges (e.g. Via Campesina) and the groundswell of local alternatives emerging in response to challenges are well documented, more attention is needed to the analysis of similarities...
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