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Just Food Systems - Evaluation Framework - STEP 1: Identify relevant JEDI outcomes

27 Feb 2024

Colonialism limits Indigenous Peoples’ ability to access traditional foods in public settings because the food must meet legislative guidelines, and the law established to protect the safety of the food supply is often experienced as an impediment to traditional gathering and distribution of food. [...] To reduce inequities, this impact calls food actors to account for historical and persisting legacies of oppression, ensure a diversity of perspectives, and consider the long-term impacts of interventions on future food systems. [...] This requires acknowledging and reducing capacity-related disparities and barriers of different social groups to ensure all people have access to the knowledge, skills, resources and funding needed to meaningfully engage in food system governance (either to decide to build their own tables or to sit at existing decision-making tables). [...] 10 Justice Dimension 3: Distributive Justice Distributive justice calls for the equitable distribution of resources and the fair sharing of benefits (e.g., safe and nutritious food) and burdens (e.g., exposure to pesticides, malnutrition) in the food system. [...] To move towards distributive justice, food practitioners should consider: who will be impacted by our actions, and how can we deliver benefits to those who are in the most need? Impact 3.1: Access to food The “physical and economic access to sufficient, safe, and nutritious food...



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