The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation (CDI) is seeking applications for its course on “Facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships to foster sustainable and inclusive food systems.” The course starts from 22 October 2018 until 9 November 2018.
The Consuming Urban Poverty (CUP) project hosted a symposium at the Global Food Security Conference on Urban food systems and urban food security as levers for sustainable development and human well-being. The presentations can be found here.
Watch Mariëlle Dubbeling's (Director of RUAF) keynote speech at the International Urban Farming Conference in Berlin (Sep 2017). She will share her thinking on challenges and major issues for UA in the next 20 years. What does that require in terms of (policy) support and research?
Rooftop Urban Agriculture is just published. It is a collaborative effort of the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the University of Bologna and the RUAF Foundation. You can review the book here.
The City of Cape Town just signed the MUFPP. Signatory cities are now 160! The city is committed to enhance food security and environmental quality through the food gardens programme. At the same time the city is also working hard to mitigate the effects of the water crisis Cape Town is currently facing.
The German research project ROOF WATER-FARM (2013-2017) explores ways of combining building-integrated wastewater treatment with urban food production. The MOOC present results from 4 years of ROOF WATER-FARM research. It starts on 28 November 2017 and is open to all interested parties. The course is free of charge. Registration at: mooin.oncampus.de/rwfmooc2