Introduction: food security and food waste reduction: a social innovation approach to current social, environmental, and political concerns

Simone Baglioni, Francesca Calo, Paola Garrone, Mario Molteni

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Abstract

This chapter presents the research rationale underpinning the book. It addresses the intertwining challenges of food security and surplus food management, discussing recent data and literature. It also presents how social innovation is conceptualized in the book as the theoretical framework to analyse partnerships between business and nonprofit organisations in managing food surplus. The methodology of the research is also detailed, along with the book structure.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFoodsaving in Europe
Subtitle of host publicationAt the Crossroad of Social Innovation
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Pages1-9
Number of pages9
ISBN (Electronic)9783319565552
ISBN (Print)978-3-319-56554-5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 12 Jul 2017

Keywords

  • food insecurity
  • food waste
  • Surplus food management
  • Food security
  • Book structure
  • Social innovation Methodology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Social Sciences

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