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Local actors building urban food strategies in West Africa and South America

Robineau O., Viteri M.L., Cittadini R., Dugué P., Soulard C.T.. 2016. Urban Agriculture Magazine (31) : p. 13-15.

Feeding cities is assuming ever more importance on the political agenda. But beyond the required willingness of political actors to develop urban food strategies, initiatives driven by local actors also play a central role in the long-term construction and consolidation of these strategies. Through describing experiences in West Africa and South America, we emphasise that taking into account informal relationships in designing public policies can improve food production and distribution in urban areas. (Résumé d'auteur)

Mots-clés : distribution économique; alimentation collective; sécurité alimentaire; sociologie rurale; politique alimentaire; marché; production alimentaire; zone urbaine; amérique du sud; afrique occidentale; politique publique

Thématique : Sociologie rurale et sécurité sociale; Economie de la production; Commerce, commercialisation et distribution

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