Urban Food Agenda

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Last week, the recently formed Task Force on Food Waste Reduction and Management met several participants from schools, restaurants, hotels, and companies to raise their awareness of food waste reduction and management, including adequate collection, transportation, and food waste treatment. The establishment of this Task Force was facilitated...
FAO and Rikolto are joining forces to set up two networks to increase policymakers’ awareness and capacity on urban food systems governance and food markets, so they can contribute to more sustainable food systems. With global food consumption, markets, and decision-making centres concentrated in urban areas, cities have a fundamental role...
The Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Local Governments for Sustainability (ICLEI), are joining hands, once again, to organize the 2022 Multi-stakeholder Dialogues on urban food systems in the Global South.  FAO,...
During the recent Africities Summit, the High Level Session on 'Feeding Intermediary Cities' posed significant challenges related to Sustainability of urban food systems including food security and nutrition and the special role of intermediary cities in national and regional food systems. The event took place on 18 May 2022, during the...
This webinar will bring together stakeholders from across the Mediterranean to share practical experiences of their engagement in circular economy practices for food waste management at the local level...