Beyond the food desert: finding ways to speak about urban food security in south africa

@article{Battersby2012BeyondTF,
  title={Beyond the food desert: finding ways to speak about urban food security in south africa},
  author={Jane Battersby},
  journal={Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography},
  year={2012},
  volume={94},
  pages={141 - 159}
}
  • J. Battersby
  • Published 1 June 2012
  • Economics
  • Geografiska Annaler: Series B, Human Geography
Abstract. Urban food security is a significant development challenge in sub‐Saharan Africa. However, the field is currently under ‐researched and under‐theorized. Urban food insecurity, where it is considered, has been viewed through a development studies lens that views food insecurity as a household‐scale problem. There has been significant focus on food deserts in developed countries as one way of engaging with such insecurity. The food deserts research views food insecurity through a social… 

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