Currently, the Urban Agriculture Types course is still open for registration. It has been developed as part of the elective offerings by Ryerson University and RUAF. Students receive an official university award of completion.
When Toronto Public Health identified a considerable gap in Toronto-specific data on the impact of urban agriculture, Toronto Urban Growers was commissioned to engage Toronto-based practitioners and key informants on identifying the most relevant and measurable indicators of the health, social, economic, and ecological benefits of urban agriculture.
When it comes to growing food, Windhoek’s climate can be discouraging. In spite of this, throughout Windhoek people are experimenting with growing food. Especially convincing in the Windhoek environment is Permaculture. Read more on Growing Food in Windhoek and their urban agriculture policy and practice in this handbook and this policy review.
RUAF, in collaboration with Aeres University of Applied Sciences, will organise a Multiplier event in Almere (The Netherlands) on the main results of the European Erasmus+ project URBAN GREEN TRAIN. Who should attend?
Today, food security and the need for a food policy, increasingly feature on the agenda of cities and city regions. RUAF Foundation and the Food & Business Knowledge Platform, with support from the CGIAR Water, Land and Ecosystems Research Program, has published a report in order to better analyse the role of the private sector in building more sustainable city region food systems.