The call for submitting papers to be presented at the III International Conference Agriculture and Food in an Urbanizing Society is open until June 30th! The central theme is “Healthy food, socio-biodiversity and sustainable agri-food systems: innovations from consumption to production”.
RUAF and FAO partnered for a City Region Food System Assessment and Planning process in seven cities. This entire series of 7 city reports will provide a full overview of the experience of those cities, and culminated in a set of tools to support city regions to assess and better plan their food system around the world. Download the latest report on Utrecht.
GAIN and RUAF announce their new partnership to work with city governments to improve urban nutrition as a key component of sustainable urban food systems. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed in May 2018 as part of the Urban Governance for Nutrition Program.
The FAO office in Sri Lanka is looking for a Food System Specialist. Please see the attached ToR for more information.
This magazine explores how food system assessment frameworks have concretely supported planning and policy, and have enabled cities to measure and monitor changes in relation to food strategies and action plans. Download it here.
Now available: Ebook - Conference proceedings of the scientific event Connections and Missing Links within Urban Agriculture, Food and Food Systems, hosted in Lisbon, last 26 – 27 of April 2018.