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Novel Techniques in Nutrition and Food Science

A Novel Approach to Local Level Food Policy Case Studies: Application of the Advocacy Coalition Framework

Submission: January 28, 2020;Published: February 12, 2020

Volume4 Issue5
February, 2020


This case study-based research was influenced by the growing movement of UK municipalities joining the Sustainable Food Cities (SFC) Network and developing food policies. This comes at a time of “growing tensions between global and local dynamics of food”. The national devolution of power to UK municipalities has resulted in Local Authorities (LAs) joining forces with Civil Society (CS) groups out of mutual need at a time of over £700 million in cuts to local public health funding and social services over the last decade [1,2]. Recognition of diverse skillsets, networks, access to funding as well as formal power for policy change highlight these mutually beneficial partnership arrangement at a time where cities are being seen as drivers of change for social policy

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