Urban Food Agenda


FAO is working with partners in Southern Africa to boost the adoption of conservation agriculture As part of the inaugural African city food month campaign, and in line with one of this week’s theme’s – resilience – we took the chance to speak to Collins Nkatiko, CEO of the
From 1 to 31 July FAO is organising the first African CITYFOOD month campaign in collaboration with ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability Africa and with the support of RUAF Global Partnership on Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Systems. Today, more than 472 million people live in African cities...
COVID-19 is creating significant food security and nutrition challenges that cities worldwide need to respond to and that go beyond the health emergency. FAO recently set up a survey targeting municipalities worldwide and that received responses from over 800 cities in 76 countries.
Tunnel and vertical gardens are shortening supply chains, ensuring access to fresh food during the COVID-19 pandemic.