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Food security is the major desired outcome of any food system, but its realization may be prevented by vulnerabilities in a food system. By shifting the focus of their vulnerability analysis from the discrete components of the food system to the food system as a whole, the authors of this article...

Author(s)
Paloviita, A.; Kortetmäki, T.; Puupponen, A.; Silvasti, T.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Cleaner Production, 2016, 135, pp 1242-1255
Abstract

The issue of food security is relevant for all countries, but it does not have a universal solution. In particular, this is confirmed by the countries of the European Union, which, despite a common food policy, demonstrate different levels of food security. Using their example, this study aims to...

Author(s)
Kushniruk, V.; Kulinich, T.; Roik, O.; Lushchyk, M.
Publisher
Polissia National University, Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Citation
Scientific Horizons, 2021, 24, 11, pp 85-91
Abstract

The need to create more sustainable food systems calls for careful attention to justice in making the transition. However, to achieve a just transition and create policies to support the goal of developing sustainable food systems, we need more knowledge of the ways current policies tackle justice. ...

Author(s)
Puupponen, A.; Huttunen, S.; Kortetmäki, T.; Lähteenmäki-Uutela, A.; Kaljonen, M.
Publisher
Springer Nature Switzerland AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Food Ethics, 2023, 8, 1,
Abstract

A call to governments to enact a strategy for a sustainable food system is high on the global agenda. A sustainable food system presupposes a need to go beyond a view of the food system as linear and narrow, to comprehend the food system as dynamic and interlinked, which involves understanding...

Author(s)
Kugelberg, S.; Bartolini, F.; Kanter, D. R.; Milford, A. B.; Pira, K.; Sanz-Cobena, A.; Leip, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Global Food Security, 2021, 28,
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Since the establishment of the first food bank in 1995, charitable food aid (CFA) has become entrenched in Finland as a seemingly irreplaceable solution to food poverty. Further, it has recently been suggested that the focus of food aid activities is shifting from food poverty and temporary hunger...

Author(s)
Tikka, V.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Agriculture and Human Values, 2019, 36, 2, pp 341-352
Abstract

Food systems are at the center of global environmental, social, and economic challenges such as resource scarcity, ecosystem degradation, and climate change [1]. The current food systems are generating negative outcomes, such as land, water, and ecosystem degradation, biodiversity loss, excessive...

Author(s)
Raposo, A.; Ramos, F.; Raheem, D.; Saraiva, A.; Carrascosa, C.
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2021, 18, 15,
Abstract

Rather than having a consistent food policy, countries often tend to regulate food from the margins of other policy domains such as agricultural, environmental, welfare or educational policies. Regulatory interventions perceive food as an instrument rather than a domain with its own specific set of ...

Author(s)
Grivins, M.; Tisenkopfs, T.; Tikka, V.; Silvasti, T.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Food Security, 2018, 10, 6, pp 1389-1400
Abstract

Food security is a concept that features high on the development agenda. The meaning of the concept has evolved considerably over its 40 years' history in policy, practice and scholarly debate. Our focus in this essay is on three sets of interrelated issues. First, we critically examine the...

Author(s)
Westengen, O. T.; Banik, D.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Forum for Development Studies, 2016, 43, 1, pp 113-134
Abstract

Background: High prevalence of food insecurity has been observed among asylum seekers resettled in high-income countries. Economic constraints, lack of knowledge about new foods, difficulties with shopping, challenges with language, as well as problems complying with various religious food rules...

Author(s)
Henjum, S.; Morseth, M. S.; Arnold, C. D.; Mauno, D.; Terragni, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2019, 19, 592, pp (17 May 2019)
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the impact of food skills on food security and dietary diversity among asylum seekers living in Norwegian reception centers. Design: Cross-sectional study. Setting: Eight asylum reception centers. Participants: A total of 205 asylum seekers (131 men and 74 women) recruited ...

Author(s)
Terragni, L.; Arnold, C. D.; Henjum, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2020, 52, 11, pp 1026-1034

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