Food banks and food insecurity: cases of Brazil and Turkey
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CitationGormus, E. (May 11-13, 2017). Food Banks and Food Insecurity: Cases of Brazil and Turkey, Global Inequalities &Development Conference, Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals, Barcelona, Spain.
This presentation focuses on food banking as an example of targeted social provisioning and provides contrasting observations from food bank programs in Brazil and Turkey. The presentation introduces some different approaches and practices of food banks, and argues that food banks could be part of the progressive social policies that address the root causes of hunger among developing countries within neoliberal economic restructuring.