Food Policy Packages

While examining policy levers for food systems transformation it became apparent that many of what are considered to be examples of 'transformative' food policies, are actually  ‘policy packages’ of levers being used in combination:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I further explore policy packages, and their role in food systems transformation, in this paper, on how public food procurement policy is enabled and undermined by other policy interventions within a particular policy mix:

Identifying the Policy Instrument Interactions to Enable the Public Procurement of Sustainable Food » 

The paper analyses evidence of interactions between public food procurement policy and other policies in range of country case studies, and proposes an optimum set of policy instruments which could be packaged together to catalyse the transformative potential of public food procurement policy.

Source: Parsons and Barling 2021