The term ‘food sovereignty’ is spreading, and embodies a transformation of our current food system. The concept resonates with our instinctive desire for autonomy over what we consume, but what exactly does it mean and how can it address the crucial challenges we face today?

Food sovereignty lies beyond ‘food security’ (whereby all human beings have access to sufficient food) and is defined as “the right of peoples to healthy and culturally appropriate food produced through ecologically sound and sustainable methods, and their right to define their own food and agriculture systems.” Food sovereignty is a call-to-action, and a framework of values to guide a holistic reconceptualisation of our food system.

See the full article published in REVOLVE Magazine here!

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Dr. Sara Burbi - Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience - Coventry University, Ryton Gardens Campus, CV8 LG, UK
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