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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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    Supporting public and private sectors driven commercialization of reuse and recycling of liquid and solid wastes in selected cities in Ghana. RUAF Partner, the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) – under the Creating and capturing value: Supporting enterprises for urban liquid and solid wastes recycling for food, energy and clean environment (CapVal) project – and […]

    October 16, 2020
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    The month of July is #AfricanCITYFOODmonth and RUAF, together with ICLEI Africa, FAO, MUFPP, WWF and partners invite you to explore how we make resilient and nutritious food systems in African cities. The inaugural #AfricanCITYFOODmonth campaign will highlight diverse, innovative and evolving African urban food systems, providing a platform for local governments and food system […]

    July 1, 2020
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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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    This article originally appeared on: https://researchcentres.wlu.ca/centre-for-sustainable-food-systems/unesco-chair/index.html The UNESCO Chair on Food, Biodiversity, and Sustainability Studies was announced in late 2019, with LCSFS Founding Director, Alison Blay-Palmer, appointed as chairholder. The UNESCO Chair is jointly hosted by Wilfrid Laurier University and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. The purpose of the Chair is to promote research, communication, and learning about […]

    February 24, 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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    Cities use almost two-thirds of global energy and produce up to 80% of greenhouse gas emissions and 50% of global waste. The circular economy provides a policy response to cope with these challenges and is a driver for economic growth, jobs and environmental quality. Yet, there has been little policy research and attention on cities […]

    January 23, 2020
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    The 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit on Sustainable Cities will take place 4-6 June 2020. On this occasion, France is offering 1000 young African entrepreneurs the opportunity to take part free of charge in the “City of Solutions” that will be held on the sidelines of this event. The young participants will have to […]

    January 21, 2020
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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