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Change, Challenge and Opportunity in the Indian Urban Food System: Lessons from Bangalore, India

Over the past decade and a half, food policies have undergone much change as decentralization and the reliance on free markets have escalated. Increasing levels of research into the traditional wholesaling system prompted Indian lawmakers to embark upon reform. Using evidence obtained from doctoral research in Bangalore, India, this paper demonstrates that the traditional system […]

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Inclusive Growth and the Informal Food Sector in Bangalore, India

The informal food sector is critical to the food security of poor urban households in rapidly growing towns and cities in the Global South. By working in an interdisciplinary context with mixed methodologies and across different cities, the Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) aims to add considerably to our understanding of common elements and differences. The

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The Urban Food System of Bangalore, India

Bangalore (officially Bangaluru) is one of India’s fastest-growing cities. It is now the fifth-largest urban agglomeration in India, and the capital and primate city of the state of Karnataka in terms of area, population and economic output. With no natural features restricting its development, Bangalore’s spatial growth patterns are characterized by urban sprawl. Although it

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Participatory Paradoxes: Global Urban Policy in the Post 2015 Sustainable Development Agenda

“Participation” has been a pivotal focus of urban studies since the 1960s. However, it is only over the last decade that new research aspects and critical debates on this subject have emerged across a wide range of disciplines. The changing role of planners, the rejection of traditional decision-making processes, the emergence of grassroots initiatives, the

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