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Plate-forme des Actions Alimentaires Urbaines

Medellin: supporting actions for food and nutrition sovereignty

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Medellin
Publisher:FAO
2018

Since 2005, the City of Medellin has a public policy for food and nutrition (Food and Nutrition Security Plan), which includes a variety of actions such as providing food to the most vulnerable groups (Medellin Solidaria). This includes communitarian restaurants for the elderly; the promotion of family and community gardens; the promotion of research on food practices and ancestral knowledge; and the implementation of educational activities including gastronomic workshops or trainings on healthy habits in schools.

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Coverage: Colombia
Areas of focus: Governance and planning