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On food security and alternative food networks: understanding and performing food security in the context of urban bias

Dixon, Jane; Richards, Carol

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This paper offers one explanation for the institutional basis of food insecurity in Australia, and argues that while alternative food networks and the food sovereignty movement perform a valuable function in building forms of social solidarity between urban consumers and rural producers, they currently make only a minor contribution to Australia’s food and nutrition security. The paper begins by identifying two key drivers of food security: household incomes (on the demand side) and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/98475
Source: Agriculture and Human Values
DOI: 10.1007/s10460-015-9630-y

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