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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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    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
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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, […]

    July 30, 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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    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 […]

    January 27, 2020