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Utrecht: food as a means of reducing inequalities

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Utrecht

Utrecht has taken a comprehensive approach to food policy as a tool to reduce inequalities. The City supports the development of urban gardens, food banks and the provision of healthy and local food in hospital and restaurants. Led by a multi-actor coordination, these food-health related activities also allow for new economic opportunities.

Region: Europe
Coverage: Netherlands
Areas of focus: Social and economic equity