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From industrial production to biosensitivity: the need for a food system paradigm shift

Dyball, Robert


Abstract Urban consumers in affluent cities are typically divorced from the landscapes and farmers that produce their food. Most food is made available to these consumers via global retail systems, operating within an overarching paradigm of industrial commodity production. This paradigm induces one-way flows of resources from rural hinterlands to cities, with farmers undercompensated for their services—a process which is inherently unsustainable and unjust. By unwittingly eroding processes...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences
DOI: 10.1007/s13412-015-0323-z


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