Moving from traditional government to new adaptive governance: the changing face of food security responses in South Africa

@article{Pereira2012MovingFT,
  title={Moving from traditional government to new adaptive governance: the changing face of food security responses in South Africa},
  author={Laura M. Pereira and Shaun Ruysenaar},
  journal={Food Security},
  year={2012},
  volume={4},
  pages={41-58}
}
The food system faces increasing pressure from dynamic and interactive, environmental, political and socio-economic stressors. Tackling the complexity that arises from such interactions requires a new form of 'adaptive governance'. This paper provides a review of various conceptions of governance from a monocentric or politicotechnical understanding of governance through to adaptive governance that is based in complex adaptive systems theory. The review is grounded by a critique of the existing… CONTINUE READING
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