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Governance and planning - Reports & Case Studies
This first Compendium of URL Case Studies are important. These territories address the complexity of dynamic urban-rural flows and the need for a systems approach. They underline the need for inclusive, participatory approaches and integration of actors and levels of governance. They call for the development of assessment tools...
Botswana, Cameroon, China, Colombia, Ethiopia, France, Italy, Nepal, Palestine (Global coverage)
2020 - Remy Sietchiping, Grace Githiri, Thomas Forster, Camilo Antonio Romero Mera, Eol Chae
Food production and ecosystem management, Food supply and distribution - Articles
As a contribution to the World Food Day, Mazingira Institute supported by Water Land and Ecosystems (WLE) has published a photo story on the informal food operations in Nairobi in times of COVID-19. With photos, the narrative illustrates the experiences and coping mechanisms of farmers, traders, urban poor consumers, and...
Kenya (Africa)
2020 - Samuel Ikua
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management, Food supply and distribution - Reports & Case Studies
ONLY IN SPANISH The food systems perspective is central to understanding and acting on global risks, such as pandemics and climate change. Furthermore, global emergencies have a major impact on food security and nutrition by affecting the availability, accessibility and affordability of food, especially in cities, due to their high population density. Agro-food...
Spain (Europe)
2020 - María Carrascosa García, Daniel López García, Jorge Molero Cortés
Governance and planning - Reports & Case Studies
Three research Centers have monitored and assessed New York City’s food system response to COVID-19 to date and over the next 18 months. This report is a first independent assessment of the effects of COVID-19 on NY food system and an assessment of the many public and private responses. In this...
United States of America (North America)
2020 - Hunter College NYC Food Policy Center, Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy, and The CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute
Governance and planning - Reports & Case Studies
As part of Milan's urban food policy pact, the "Cities for Food" project, launched in 2018, aims to encourage cities to make the transition to sustainable food systems at the territorial level. With this objective, the food systems of seven cities have been studied.         Guanajuato in Mexico,         Valparaiso in Chile,         Ho-chi-Minh-City...
Chile, Iran, Mexico, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia, Vietnam (Global coverage)
2020 - Anna Faucher, Louison Lançon