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Mapping the Invisible : the Informal Food Economy of Cape Town, South Africa.

Battersby, Jane. (Author). Marshak, Maya. (Added Author).
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Subject: Informal sector (Economics) > South Africa > Cape Town.
Food industry and trade > South Africa > Cape Town.
Street-food vendors > South Africa > Cape Town.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 1920597212
  • ISBN: 9781920597214
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (46 pages)
  • Publisher: Oxford : Southern African Migration Programme (SAMP), 2016.

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Formatted Contents Note: Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Acknowledgements; About the Authors; Contents; List of figures; 1. Introduction; 2. Methodology; 3. Informal Food and Household Food Security; 4. The Informal Retail Environment; 5. Business Strategies of Informal Food Vendors; 5.1 Trading Hours; 5.2 Sourcing Supplies; 5.3 Transportation of Produce; 5.4 Granting Credit; 6. Business Challenges in the Informal Food Economy; 6.1 Competition from Supermarkets; 6.2 Waste Management and Pollution; 6.3 Security Challenges; 7. Policies Towards Informal Food Retail; 7.1 National Food Security Programmes.
7.2 Informal Trade Policies and Programmes8. Policy Recommendations; 8.1 Reduction of Food Spoilage; 8.2 Incentivization of Sale of Healthier Foods; 8.3 Balancing Regulation with Support for Food Vendors; 8.4 Recognition of the Role of Informal Food Businesses in Food Security Policy; 8.5 Integrated Food System Planning; References; Back cover.
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