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From field to favela: tackling food inequality in Brazil

Duarte, André, Martins, Michele E., Picanço, Vinícius and Sanches, Lars M. (2020) From field to favela: tackling food inequality in Brazil. LSE Latin America and Caribbean Blog (23 Oct 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

During the COVID-19 crisis, Brazil’s longstanding problems of food insecurity and food inequity have only become more pronounced. While the consumers in greatest need are left with barely anything to eat, small farmers find themselves unable to bring their goods to market. Fresh food supply chains need to be redesigned so that they properly connect and protect their weakest links, write André Duarte, Lars Meyer Sanches, Michele Martins e Vinicius Picanço (all from Insper, São Paulo). Part of a series of blogs linked to the British Academy-funded project Engineering Food: infrastructure exclusion and ‘last mile’ delivery in Brazilian favelas.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/latamcaribbean/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JL Political institutions (America except United States)
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 01 Dec 2020 11:15
Last Modified: 13 Sep 2021 23:03
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/107309

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