Smart solutions to secure urban food supply for all

Thursday, January 19, 2017

The Wageningen Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is organising two half-day seminars on two consecutive days addressing the theme of urban food and nutrition security. The objectives of both seminars are to highlight the urgency for research and policy of urban food and nutrition security. Current insights will be presented on the challenges faced by urban citizens to get physical, social and economic access at all times to food, which is safe and consumed in sufficient quantity and quality to meet their dietary needs and food preferences, supported by a safe living environment allowing for a healthy and active life.

Both seminars offer a platform to engage with a diverse range of partners working on the topic of urban food and nutrition security, and an opportunity to share knowledge and lessons learned about policies, research and interventions in this field.  

The first half-day seminar will take place on December 8th 2016, addressing the topic on How to ensure access to good food for all in a rapidly urbanising world? During this seminar the focus will be on food policy and consumers’ access to good food and nutrition security. In case you are interested to join this seminar please fill in the online application form.

The second half-day seminar will take place on January 19th 2017, addressing the topic on Smart solutions to secure urban food supply for all. During this seminar the focus will be on innovations and urban policy for in the agro-business. In case you are interested to join please seminar please  fill in the online application form.

Both seminars are an integral part of CDI’s short course Market Access for Food Security. The participants of the course (mid-career professionals in agri-food sectors in Africa and Asia) will also be participating in the event. You can join both seminars.

If you have any questions or you need more information please send an email to reineke [dot] zegers [at] wur [dot] nl.

We will send you a detailed programme upon receipt of this information. Participation is free. Both seminars will take place in the Impulse building on the campus of Wageningen UR, from 09.00 to 14.00 hrs, including a lunch buffet.