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Food production and ecosystem management, Food supply and distribution - Methodology and Training Materials
ONLY IN SPANISH This publication looks at fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, comparing the production and transport of vegetables to the city of Rosario, Argentina with local production.
Argentina (Latin America and the Caribbean)
2014 - Rubén D. Piacentini y Marcelo Vega
Food supply and distribution, Food loss and waste - Reports & Case Studies
The report focuses in addition on food surplus in the city, and the ways in which unwanted food is being redistributed to charitable organisations, providing not only financial benefit – saving money on food bills, or allowing better quality meals to be provided – but also an environmental benefit from...
United Kingdom (Europe)
2014 - Doireann Lalor
Governance and planning, Sustainable diets and nutrition, Social and economic equity, Food supply and distribution - Working documents
This paper is focused on how agriculture – including the natural and cultural resources that sustain people in and around cities, and even in remote rural areas – provides important and reciprocal benefits to the sustainable development of both rural and urban communities (see definition of sustainable agriculture in glossary). The intended audiences are sustainable...
(Global coverage)
2014 - Thomas Forster, Arthur Getz Escudero
Governance and planning, Sustainable diets and nutrition, Social and economic equity, Food supply and distribution, Food loss and waste - Methodology and Training Materials
The Right to Food is enshrined within the South African Constitution. However, despite there being sufficient food available within the country, this right is not being met. Both nationally and within the City of Cape Town there are high levels of household food insecurity. The nature of food insecurity is...
South Africa (Africa)
2014 - Jane Battersby, Gareth Haysom, Godfrey Tawodzera, Milla McLachlan, Maya Marshak, Florian Kroll, Jonathan Crush
Governance and planning - Local Policies
ONLY IN FRENCH Rennes Declaration: For territorialized food systems The French Regions are committed to territorialized food systems since the conference co-organized by the Region of Brittany and the ARF on July 4, 2014 in Rennes. This conference was part of the official events organized by France in the framework of...
(Europe)
2014 - Association des Régions de France