Food is becoming more and more an urban issue. This paper aims to explore the complex relationships between food systems and urban areas, trying to de ne the potential role of geography in studying these relationships and supporting urban food policies. The rst part of the contribution explores the characteristics and the scales of food systems in urban areas, posing questions about the existence of «local food systems» and about their relationships with global food networks and ows. The following paragraphs are focused on cities as spaces of action for food policies, de ning the eld of urban food polices and urban food strategies, in an international perspective. The last part of the paper re ects on the role of the geographical approach in contributing to the debate on urban food systems and in supporting food policies.

Il rapporto fra cibo e città e le politiche. Urbane del cibo: uno spazio per la geografia? / [The Relationship between Food and Cities and Urban Food Policies: a Space for Geography?]

Dansero Egidio;Pettenati Giacomo;Toldo Alessia
2017

Abstract

Food is becoming more and more an urban issue. This paper aims to explore the complex relationships between food systems and urban areas, trying to de ne the potential role of geography in studying these relationships and supporting urban food policies. The rst part of the contribution explores the characteristics and the scales of food systems in urban areas, posing questions about the existence of «local food systems» and about their relationships with global food networks and ows. The following paragraphs are focused on cities as spaces of action for food policies, de ning the eld of urban food polices and urban food strategies, in an international perspective. The last part of the paper re ects on the role of the geographical approach in contributing to the debate on urban food systems and in supporting food policies.
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cibo, città, politiche urbane del cibo
Dansero Egidio, Pettenati Giacomo, Toldo Alessia
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