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Sustainable diets and nutrition - Reports & Case Studies
ONLY IN FRENCH Street food or food sold on the street plays a growing socio-economic role in all African cities. This mode of feeding, which has become a phenomenon of modern societies, enables more than 80% of urban populations to meet their nutritional needs, generates income that enables many households to...
Burkina Faso (Africa)
2008 - Juliette T COMPAORE, Pr Nicolas BARRO, Zéphirin BELEMSIGRI, Charlotte KOMKOBO, Mamadou BELEM, Caroline YAMEOGO
Governance and planning, Food production and ecosystem management - Guidelines
ONLY IN FRENCH-This practical guide presents the main problems and issues associated with urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA). Through the solutions proposed for each of these issues, it shows urban agricultural producers how to work together, including with other stakeholders, for the benefit of all. Building the capacity of producer groups...
(Global coverage)
2007 - Coll.
Governance and planning - Directories
i-Tree is a state-of-the-art, peer-reviewed software suite from the USDA Forest Service that provides urban and rural forestry analysis and benefits assessment tools. The i-Tree tools can help strengthen forest management and advocacy efforts by quantifying forest structure and the environmental benefits that trees provide. By understanding the local ecosystem services that...
(Global coverage)
2006 - Coll.
Governance and planning, Social and economic equity, Food loss and waste - Regulation
In dedication to food security for Belo, Horizonte, Brazil the mayor decrees that the Municipal Food Bank will collect all extra food that is safe for consumption from farmers, commercial and industrial establishments, and other venues, to be distributed to vulnerable groups in the city. Partnerships with qualified companies and...
Brazil (Latin America and the Caribbean)
2003 -
Sustainable diets and nutrition, Food production and ecosystem management - Guidelines
The overall objective of the Urban and Peri-Urban Food and Nutrition Action Plan is to promote health and quality of life through an integrated, comprehensive food and nutrition policy, in local communities. The benefits of increasing the amount and distribution of locally grown food, especially vegetables and fruit include: environmental,...
2001 - Coll.
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