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    On 17th February 2021 RUAF will host an online panel session on City Region Food Systems at the 4th annual Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Africa Forum, together with FAO and CGIAR’s Water Land and Ecosystems programme. This year’s MUFPP Africa Forum will be held between 15 and 19 February 2021 in Ouagadougou, Burkina […]

    February 5, 2021
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    Author: Nicole Szucs The deployment of Hivos’ Food Lab methodology in a women-only setting in La Paz, Bolivia, allowed stakeholders to hear from and truly involve female participants, who often lack a voice. The process led to the unexpected conclusion that the best approach to addressing gender issues is not always as concrete as lobbying, […]

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    Header photo: RUAF Exhibition Stand with FAO, CEMAS, and Hivos. ©FAO/Maria Magdalena Heinrich Organised and convened by the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat), the World Urban Forum is the international gathering for exchanging views and experiences on urban challenges in relation to the 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development and the New Urban Agenda, adopted […]

    February 26, 2020
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    Training Event: Integrating food systems into local planning 12 February 9-12 am, Room CS 7, Abu Dhabi Exhibition Center (ADNEC), Khaleej Al Arabi Street, Abu Dhabi, UAE FAO and RUAF Global Partnership organise a training session at the 10th session of the World Urban Forum, Abu Dhabi, 8-13 February 2020. Food governance mechanisms, already established in 400 […]

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    France urbaine, the national network representing large French cities, has just released a new study entitled: “Rising to the challenges of food insecurity : initiatives in French cities”. This work follows the commitments adopted in February 2019 by 75 territories that are members of France urbaine: For a solidarity-based, responsible, sustainable food transition. France urbaine […]

    January 15, 2020
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    Planetary Health recognises novel solutions that balance the need for both human health and a healthy planet, implemented with the generous support of The Rockefeller Foundation. Narrated by Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Goodwill Ambassador for the UN Development Programme, it tells the story of the winners of the 2019 Momentum for Change Awards, in the Planetary Health […]

    January 14, 2020
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    Despite their differences, those involved in the food system of the city of Quito are joining forces for the first time. The city depends heavily on imports from other regions because Quito produces only 5 percent of the food its population needs. The ideal is to have a solid food system with little waste, which […]

    January 10, 2020
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    Do you have a keen passion and interest in food security? Then, register today for our post-degree Certificate in Food Security! What will you learn? The certificate explores the challenges of creating sustainable food systems based on social justice and democratic decision-making that will ensure the right of dignified access to healthy food. The program’s […]

    December 11, 2019