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    Date: October 15, 2021 Time: 9.30 am – 11.00 am CEST Location: Virtual event. Register: Register here. As a follow up to WLE, the One CGIAR recognises agriculture as not just rural, but as potentially viable and necessary in urban and peri-urban (UPU) spaces. CGIAR’s Water, Land and Ecosystems Research Program and RUAF Global Partnership […]

    September 21, 2021
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    The webinar series From Research to Resilience: Climate-smart solutions to enhance ecosystem health and strengthen food, nutrition and water security for all assesses the progress of research for development, captures lessons learned, and identifies the scientifically proven tools and approaches that climate-vulnerable communities can adopt to secure more inclusive, sustainable and resilient futures. Webinar #3: Towards […]

    September 12, 2021
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    RUAF is pleased to announce that Rikolto, an international NGO working towards a sustainable income for farmers and healthy, affordable food for everyone, will be joining the Global Partnership as a new member. With many challenges threatening our food and nutrition security, we recognize the urgency to accelerate actions in the development of sustainable, resilient […]

    August 15, 2021
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    Author: Dr. Cheron Constance In St. Vincent and the Grenadines, a volcanic eruption that flattened the agricultural sector has given greater urgency and impetus to efforts to ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 crisis. Cheron Constance explains the effect of the eruption and its aftermath on farmers. She argues that to build back better, there […]

    August 3, 2021
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    Date: July 28, 2021 Time: 9:00 – 10:30 CEST Location: Virtual event. Sign up here. Full programme here.   A special session on City and Local Food Systems will take place next Wednesday, 28th July as part of the UN Food Systems Pre-Summit, highlighting the particularities of urban food systems, their vulnerability, and the need […]

    July 23, 2021
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    Different actors, including cities, national governments, government agencies, foundations, universities, research centers, NGOs and networks gathered today at “Food Green Deal in African cities” event the to discuss how to to strengthen the role of cities in the global governance of food systems. RUAF presented the new Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Monitoring Framework Handbook […]

    July 21, 2021
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    RUAF, FAO and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat have launched the MUFPP Monitoring Framework Handbook and Resource Pack. Based on the experience of three pilot cities, namely Antananarivo (Madagascar), Nairobi (Kenya) and Quito (Ecuador), the new Handbook and Resource Pack provides practical steps, simple tools, top tips and a methodology for any […]

    July 11, 2021
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    by Samuel Ikua, Mazingira Institute   With over 200 staff at the Food Agriculture and Forestry Sector and an Urban Agriculture Promotion and Regulation Act (2015), Nairobi City County is leading in urban agriculture in both policy and practice. Most importantly, it has agricultural extension officers in crops and livestock at the sub-county level. These […]

    July 8, 2021
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    Date: July 6, 2021 Time: 09:30 – 11:00 AM EDT Location: Virtual event. Register: Register here. (CLOSED) Recording is available here. COVID-19’s relentless march across the globe and subsequent lockdowns and restrictions have affected the lives of women and men everywhere, far beyond health impacts alone. Fragilities in food systems, market access, trade, rural-urban mobility, […]

    July 2, 2021
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    Date: July 6, 2021 Time: 14:00 – 15:30 UTC Location: Virtual event. Register: Register here. As a side event to the Science Days for the UN Food Systems Summit in New York in September, CIRAD and the Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Science are organizing a round table on the priorities for inclusive transformation of food […]

    July 2, 2021