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- Local Policies
In the framework of the FAO project ‘Feeding Urbanization: Building Prosperous Small Cities and Towns’, EPRN Consult Co Ltd carried out a urban food systems analysis in Rulindo district, Rwanda. Rulindo district is one of the districts bordering the City of Kigali (CoK), located in the Northern Province with an area...
(Africa)
2022 -
Sustainable diets and nutrition - Reports & Case Studies
One of the most urgent public health problems in society is overweight and obesity . Given the complexity, multitude and diversity of their determinants, overweight and obesity require a systematic approach, rather than interventions focusing only on individual behaviour, and local governments have an important role in developing and fostering...
Netherlands (Europe)
2022 - Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), VoedingsJungle, Netherlands Working Group on International Nutrition
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Articles
In the context of rapid urbanization, poorer residents in cities across low- and middle-income countries increasingly experience food and nutrition deficiencies. The United Nations has highlighted urban agriculture (UA) as a viable solution to food insecurity, by empowering the urban poor to produce their own fresh foods and make some...
Benin (Africa)
2021 - Coll.
Sustainable diets and nutrition - Directories
Today consumers’ behaviors are not only determined by their knowledge, motivation or sensibility, but also their physical and social environment. That is the reason why a multidisciplinary study to better understand the effects of what is called the “food landscape” on food behaviors has been conducted. Specifically, the project was...
France (Europe)
2021 - Coll.
Food loss and waste - Reports & Case Studies
This video presents a FAO support for the exchange of knowledge and experiences on food waste reduction among 3 cities: Milan (Italy), Nairobi (Kenya) and Kigali (Rwanda). It highlights city-to-city cooperation benefit to buid sustainable urban food systems.
Italy, Kenya, Rwanda (Global coverage)
2021 - Coll.