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Cristina Elena Nicolescu, Ioana Teodora Bitoiu and Crina Ramona Radulescu
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Cristina Elena Nicolescu: SNSPA, Faculty of Public Administration, Bucharest
Ioana Teodora Bitoiu: SNSPA, Faculty of Public Administration, Bucharest
Crina Ramona Radulescu: SNSPA, Faculty of Public Administration, Bucharest

SEA - Practical Application of Science, 2017, issue 15, 347-352

Abstract: The paper, based on the coordinates of the problems triggered by the negative externalities chain generated by the poor food supply and production system at the level of the urban collectivities, carries out an analysis focused on the identification of the tools, mechanisms, and good practices needed to ensure the sustainability of the local policies on public nutrition. The experiences in the field show that the progress is remarkable in the case of collaborative administrations aimed at enhancing the cooperation and partnership relations, based on common interests, on both internal and international collaboration level, such as The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (2015). From this perspective, the paper presents a case study, a significant experience of improving the food supply system of Bucharest population, through local public nutrition policy and the public action set implemented by Bucharest local authorities with the support of State public bodies and the representatives of civil society, materialized in the establishment of peasant markets as flea markets on the territory of Bucharest.

Keywords: The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact; Local public policies; Sustainability; Food consumption model; Peasant market; Bucharest (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: Q18 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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