This chapter presents the research rationale underpinning the book. It addresses the intertwining challenges of food security and surplus food management, discussing recent data and literature. It also presents how social innovation is conceptualized in the book as the theoretical framework to analyse partnerships between business and nonprofit organisations in managing food surplus. The methodology of the research is also detailed, along with the book structure.
|Title of host publication||Foodsaving in Europe. At the Crossroad of Social Innovation|
|Number of pages||12|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
- Food Security
- Food Waste Reduction
- Social Innovation