Urban Food Actions Platform

Here you will find examples on promoting participatory multi-level food governance; enhancing stakeholder participation at the city/metropolitan level through political dialogue;  food policy advisors;  multi-stakeholder platforms or food councils, education and awareness raising; open data policies – in both public and private sectors, and linking the two - in order to address knowledge gaps and improve statistics and accountability at a local level for more targeted actions; promoting and developing multi-stakeholder collaboration and partnerships, civil society, the private sector, universities and international organizations.

Governance and planning - Report
This publication on Urban-Rural Linkages reaffirms that the discourse on urbanization must depart from the traditional and outdated dichotomy of urban and rural; in order for urban and rural areas to be sustainable they must develop in tandem, inequalities must be reduced and the development gap bridged. Urban and rural...
(Global coverage)
2016 - UN-HABITAT
Governance and planning - Working document
This report describes the first phase of the city region food system (CRFS) assessment. This phase consists of a descriptive assessment and appraisal of the local context and CRFS, primarily based on the analysis of secondary data, stakeholder interviews and consultations. It provides an overview and description of the local...
Sri Lanka (Asia and the Pacific)
2016 - Sudarshana Fernando, Christina Semasinghe, Nilanthi Jayathilake, Ruwan Wijayamunie, Nalaka Wickramasinghe, Sarath Dissanayake
Governance and planning - Working document
This report describes the first phase of the city region food system (CRFS) assessment. This phase consists of a descriptive assessment and appraisal of the local context and CRFS, primarily based on the analysis of secondary data, stakeholder interviews and consultations. It provides an overview and description of the local...
Zambia (Africa)
2016 - Jacob Mwitwa, Mainza Sibajene, Gilbert Chivanga Chipoya, Yaki Namiluko
Governance and planning - Working document
This report describes the first phase of the city region food system (CRFS) assessment. This phase consists of a descriptive assessment and appraisal of the local context and CRFS, primarily based on the analysis of secondary data, stakeholder interviews and consultations. It provides an overview and description of the local...
Zambia (Africa)
2016 - Godfrey Hampwaye, Mebelo Mataa, Gilbert Siame, Olipa Lungu
Governance and planning - Working document
Este informe describe la primera fase de la evaluación del sistema agroalimentario ciudad-región. Se proporcionan elementos claves del sistema agroalimentario en Medellín, incluyendo: aspectos históricos que han conducido a la creación y organización del sistema agroalimentario actual, visión general del sistema de suministros de alimentos con las zonas de producción...
Colombia (Latin America and the Caribbean)
2016 - Juan Zuluaga, Luca de Paoli