RUAF Urban Agriculture and Food Systems website

About Ruaf

A worker pulls radishes in one of Real Food Farm's hoophouses
Photo: Real Food Farm

RUAF partners are strategically selected for their track record in urban and peri-urban agriculture and urban food systems, combining technical and policy expertise with scientific research and practical knowledge. The partnership is made up of cities, research institutes and civil society organizations (CSOs).

RUAF partners have expertise in urban agriculture, city region food systems, sustainable urban development, resource recycling, climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction, food security and sovereignty, poverty alleviation, social inclusion and citizen engagement in policy making, short food chains, local economic development and landscape management.