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Governance and planning - Guidelines
ONLY IN FRENCH This guide aims to support territories in the design and implementation of local food strategies. It was written by the association Let's Food, and capitalizes on several years of experience in analysing local food systems and supporting the development of territorialized food strategies, in France and around the...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Anna Faucher and Louison Lançon
Governance and planning - Methodology and Training Materials
The UN Food Systems Summit Global Dialogue – organised by FAO and GAIN on behalf of the Urban Food Systems Working Group, the Global Taskforce of Local and Regional Governments and the UN Food Systems Summit Secretariat – wants to bring political attention and promote significant actions and commitments towards sustainable urban food systems...
(Global coverage)
2021 - FAO
Governance and planning - Articles
Developing urban food policies is a constant re-adjustment process. It can be an opportunity for urban food movements to become reflexive and widen the scope of their action. The local food movement should be prepared to forge new alliances, connect to a wider set of actors and organizations, and develop a...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Albane GASPARD
Food production and ecosystem management - Reports & Case Studies
Two young urban entrepreneurs present their experience in producing yoghurt from goat milk in urban context.
Kenya (Africa)
2021 -
Governance and planning - Academic Literature
Using travel time to cities of different sizes, we map populations across an urban–rural continuum to improve on the standard dichotomous representations of urban–rural interactions. We extend existing approaches by 1) building on central place theory to capture the urban hierarchy in access to services and employment opportunities provided by...
(Global coverage)
2021 - Andrea Cattaneo, Andrew Nelson, and Theresa Mc Menomy