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FAO hosts panel discussion at Global Forum for Food and Agriculture in Berlin
When 70 percent of global food is consumed in urban areas, the fundamental role of cities for food systems transformation becomes extremely evident. Urban food consumption, but also all activities associated with feeding urban populations (processing, transport, distribution), are increasing in importance with urbanization. The influence of cities is also expanding:...
FAO held a High-Level Dialogue on Sustainable Urban Food Systems for SDG Acceleration at the GFHS, December 2022
On Thursday, 15 December 2022, FAO will co-host a High-Level Dialogue at the 17th Annual Session of the Global Forum on Human Settlements (GFHS). The GFHS is a global non-profit organization (recognized by the United Nations system) committed to providing a global dialogue platform for sustainable cities...
Building on the global momentum for food system change, FAO is co-hosting an event at the next Conference of the Parties of the UNFCCC (COP-27), to explore the role of cities in driving food systems transformation in a multi-level governance context. The event - Feeding the city for healthy people, landscapes, and...
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