About RUAF

RUAF is a global partnership on sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Systems. RUAF is a not-for-profit organisation in operation since 1999 that seeks to contribute to the development of sustainable cities through awareness raising, knowledge generation and dissemination, capacity development and technical advice, research, policy design and action planning for resilient and equitable urban food systems. For RUAF’s main areas of work see Focus Areas below.

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Our Focus Areas

RUAF Global Partnership

In 2016, RUAF Foundation, renewed the RUAF Global Partnership on Sustainable Urban Agriculture and Food Systems. The current members of the RUAF Partnership are a mix of municipalities, research institutes, and NGOs and include: the International Water Management Institute based in Colombo, Sri Lanka; The Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research of the Chinese Academy of Sciences based in Beijing; The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems, Wilfrid Laurier University based in Canada; The Toronto Food Policy Council; CONQUITO - Economic Promotion Agency of the Municipality of Quito in Ecuador; The Municipality of Ghent and the NGOs Economia e Sostenibilita from Milan and the Mazingira Institute based in Nairobi, Kenya.

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