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Committee on World Food Security 41

Within the framework of the Committee on World Food Security (CFS41) taking place in Rome from 13 to 18 October 2014, FAO-Food for the Cities, the International Sustainability Unit (ISU) and other partners and institutions are organizing a CFS Side Event to discuss the importance of City Region Food Systems as an integrated approach to rural and urban development and a new path towards higher sustainability of our food system.

The Side Event on “City Region Food Systems – Sustainable Food Systems and Urbanization” will be held on 17 October 2014, from 8:30 to 9:30 am, in FAO HQ, (Lebanon Room - D209).

Click here for the provisional Agenda of the Side Event.


 (October, 2014)



                     World Urban Forum 7


                       Medéllin, Colombia / 5-11 April 2014

FAO and partners have organized some relevant events, to see the complete list click here

On Tuesday 8th April, FAO launched the Growing Greener Cities in Latin America and the
Caribbean Report
(details here). To read the Report, click here

Details related to the "Smart Green Infrastructure and Urban Forestry to combat poverty and
increase food security and quality of urban life" event organized by FAO can be downloaded here 

The "City Region Food System and Sustainable Urban Development" Conference Programme is
available here

A "Global Call for Action: City region food systems and sustainable urbanisation" has been launched, to download click here.

For further info and details on the WUF7 programme, please click here

(April, 2014)



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