The AFSA and the Sydney Food Fairness Alliance today jointly published a media release as the Federal Government’s consultation period on its Issues Paper for the National Food Plan draws to a close on 2 September.
View the pdf document which provides a brief overview of the background to the development of the National Food Plan and some comments on the Issues paper to inform development of a national food plan.
“Food Security for the short or long term?” the following is a piece from the Agri-Food Research Network on food security and the government’s new National Food Policy Working Group
While we welcome the intention to conduct a broad national consultation, we remain concerned at the lack of transparency in the current process with the Food Policy Advisory Group. No minutes of its two meetings have been made public, for example.
The Canadian People’s Food Policy Project has delivered their report after two years’ consultations with 3500 Canadians in 250 kitchen table talks. Grounded in the principles of Food Sovereignty, the key recommendations include: