Achieving urban food security through a hybrid public-private food provisioning system: the case of Nanjing, China

  title={Achieving urban food security through a hybrid public-private food provisioning system: the case of Nanjing, China},
  author={Taiyang Zhong and Zhenzhong Si and Jonathan Crush and Steffanie Scott and Xianjin Huang},
  journal={Food Security},
  pages={1071 - 1086}
Chinese cities have been able to maintain much higher levels of household food security than many other cities in the Global South, according to recent surveys. Yet, little is known about the governance of the food provisioning system that underpins its urban food security. Based on a combination of household survey data, unstructured interviews and analyses of government documents, regulations and laws, we reveal that both Nanjing’s food provisioning system and its governance employ a public… 
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