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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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    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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    Cities have been recognized as playing a key role in building sustainable food systems. Now more urgently than ever, the challenges of rapid urbanisation, climate change and inequalities require transformative and comprehensive approaches to ensure long-term wellbeing for people, places and planet. In this evolving environment, policy makers and city governments need practical guidance to […]

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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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    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
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    Geneva/Milan/The Hague, 1 July 2021 — The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN), the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP), and RUAF are launching Food Action Cities. Food Action Cities is a knowledge platform where cities can share experiences, resources, and inspiration, and connect with each other’s journeys towards sustainable, resilient food systems that advance […]

    July 2, 2021
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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