The role of business and cross sector collaboration in addressing the 'wicked problem' of food insecurity

Ralph Hamann, Stephanie Giamporcaro, David Johnston, Schirin Yachkaschi
Journal of Development Southern Africa

This article looks at the nature of public private engagement amidst cyclical and systemic food insecurity. It offers a fresh perspective on public policy and government regulation of business. Although technical, this is an honest and detailed explanation of the complex web of interactions between public and private sectors in insecure food markets. Includes first-hand accounts of a culture of distrust and suggests themes for future collaborative action.

Access to this journal article may be limited but more information can be found through the Southern Africa Food Lab, which has taken up some of the recommendations from this paper. 

This resource has been peer reviewed