Agriculture and Human Values has published an open access issue looking at various aspects of local food systems. From critiques and challenges, the value over other food systems structures, governance issues of local food provisioning and possibilities and challenges of scaling up local food systems. Access it here.
A new book (2018), edited by Miriam Otoo and Pay Drechsel (IWMI), shows how resource recovery and reuse (RRR) could create improved livelihoods, enhanced food security, support green economies, reduce waste and contribute to cost recovery in the sanitation chain.
Marielle Dubbeling, director of RUAF, interviews stakeholders from policy (Secretary of State from Luxembourg) and business (AccorHotels and CDEC) on the role of the private sector in urban agriculture and local food. This discussion takes place at IMS TV Studio during the Luxembourg Sustainability Forum 2017.
The MADRE project released its Best Practice Catalogue on urban and peri-urban agriculture. It highlights the best practices identified in terms of farmers' innovation, social innovation, consumer innovation, academic research, territorial innovation and transnational innovation including the UrbanGreenTrain project in which RUAF was a partner.