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Designing urban food policies

This open access book offers an analysis of urban food policies with reference to policy levers and food system sustainability issues.

Publisher’s summary

This Open Access book is for scientists and experts who work on urban food policies. It provides a conceptual framework for understanding the urban food system sustainability and how it can be tackled by local governments.  Written by a collective of researchers, this book describes the existing conceptual frameworks for an analysis of urban food policies, at the crossroads of the concepts of food system and sustainable city. It provides a basis for identifying research questions related to urban local government initiatives in the North and South. It is the result of work carried out within Agropolis International within the framework of the Sustainable Urban Food Systems program and an action research carried out in support of Montpellier Méditerranée Métropole for the construction of its agroecological and food policy.

 

Reference

Conaré, D., Brand, C., Bricas, N., Daviron, B., Debru, J., Michel, L. and Soulard, C. T. (2019). Designing Urban Food Policies: Concepts and Approaches. Springer International Publishing, New York.

Read more here. See also the Foodsource chapter How are food systems, diets, and health connected?

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11 Jun 2019
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