This report demonstrates the benefits of putting communities at the heart of action to tackle food poverty and social exclusion. Through the words of participants who took part in Sustain's Community Mapping project the report reveals how the depth and breadth of peoples experiences can be harnessed towards positive action and policy development. It highlights the disparities between what is being done, what is not being done and what should be done at local regional and national levels and encourages more Community Mapping.

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This report demonstrates the benefits of putting communities at the heart of action to tackle food poverty and social exclusion.

Through the words of participants who took part in Sustain's Community Mapping project the report reveals how the depth and breadth of peoples experiences can be harnessed towards positive action and policy development. It highlights the disparities between what is being done, what is not being done and what should be done at local regional and national levels and encourages more Community Mapping.


Report contents

Foreword

1. Introduction

2. Community Mapping: Learning from experiences

  • Participatory appraisal
  • The Community Mapping process
  • The value of the outcomes

3. Living with Food Poverty

  • Choosing foods
  • Buying foods
  • Preparing foods 25 Enjoying foods
  • Defining food poverty

4. Tackling Food Poverty

  • By us
  • With us
  • For us
  • Mapping solutions

5. The Reality Gap: Existing policy and action

  • Local level interventions
  • National policy initiatives
  • Bricks, but no mortar?

6. Conclusion: The Community Mapping method

  • Action that works
  • Engaging communities
  • Attracting funding
  • Reaching the parts
  • Influencing local policy and action
  • Putting food poverty on the map

Appendices

  • Aims of the Community Mapping project
  • Areas Involved in Community Mapping

References

Hunger from the inside: The experience of food poverty in the UK
ISBN: 1-903060-24-9 - 71pp - 2002 | 317Kb

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Published 1 Jan 2002

Food Access Network: The Food Access Network (FAN-UK) was formerly the Food Poverty project, and is now superseded by the Local Action on Food Network. These archive pages give background information on the activities of FAN-UK, which worked to tackle diet-related ill health amongst the UKs most disadvantaged communities.

ISBN: 1-903060-24-9 - 71pp - 2002
317Kb

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