Case Study: Empowerment approaches to Food Poverty in North East Scotland

Lucia D'Ambruoso, Pamela Ann Abbott, Flora Douglas, Emma Macpherson, Emmanuel Okpo

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Shaping Health programme on Learning from international experience on approaches to community power, participation and decision-making in health
EditorsL. D’Ambruoso, P. Abbott, F. Douglas, E. McPherson, E. Okpo
PublisherAberdeen University Press
Number of pages52
Publication statusPublished - 26 Aug 2017

Bibliographical note

Produced within the Shaping Health programme led by the Training and Research Support Centre (TARSC).
With support from a grant awarded by Charities Aid Foundation of America
from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Donor-Advised Fund.

Acknowledgements: The authors acknowledge the internal reviewer, Professor Claire Wallace, the external reviewer Dr Don Matheson for reviewing earlier versions of this report, Dr Rene Loewenson (TARSC) for review and edit and V Tyson for copy edit. We would like to thank our informants, focus group
participants and others in the site for sharing information and insights so generously, and acknowledge the wider project community on the Shaping Health Web Platform, with whom the work was informed through online exchanges. Finally, we thank Dr Roger Sapsford for proofreading a final draft of the report.


  • Empowerment
  • participatory practices
  • health
  • food poverty
  • Social Bite
  • participatory budgeting

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