Developing an action plan to tackle food poverty
Local food poverty action plans allow local authorities and their partners to work together to identify risks, assess current provision and coordinate action. The plans allow information to be shared, enable partners to learn from each other, make effective use of available funds and other resources, and avoid duplication. Those involved can achieve more by acting together than they could by acting separately. There are different approaches to creating food poverty action plans and the extent and reach of actions within a plan vary according to local ambitions and available resources and other support. We use 'food poverty action plan' as a catch-all term, other titles include 'food security plan' or 'food access plan'.
Developing food poverty action plans and examples of plans from around the UK
- Developing food poverty action plans (Sustain, 2019)
- A selection of example food poverty action plans from across the UK
A selection of research tools and event agendas collected from the Food Power network
Researching food poverty in your local area
- Dataset for evidence mapping (South Wales Food Poverty Alliance, 2018)
- London Food Poverty Profile survey of local authorities (London Food Link, 2018) – contact firstname.lastname@example.org
- Food survey (Bournemouth & Poole, 2018)
- Topic guide: Accessing food when times are hard (Shropshire Food Poverty Alliance, 2018)
Organising a food poverty workshop, conference or summit
- Launch day event: facilitators’ briefing (Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance, 2018)
- Launch day event: presentation (Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance, 2018)
- Conference agenda: Tackling poverty – Building a fairer Moray (Fairer Moray Forum, 2018)
- Conference agenda: Cambridge Food Poverty Conference (Cambridge Food Poverty Alliance, 2018)
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