RUAF Urban Agriculture and Food Systems website

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  • Conselhos de Política Alimentar

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 37 – Gender in Urban Food Systems

    In this issue of UA Magazine, we identify the ways in which gender and inclusivity have been neglected in urban food policy, practice and research.

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  • Quito’s Resilient Agrifood System

    The right to food is recognised as one of the fundamental human rights within the global framework for sustainable development and it is embedded in different agendas. In order to promote prosperity and quality of life for all, the Right to the City, recognised in the New Urban Agenda signed in Quito, promotes ensuring that […]

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  • Urban agriculture: another way to feed cities

    The Veolia Institute has just published a new issue of Facts Reports on the theme of urban agriculture. To open up discussions on the topic a conference was organized with exchanges between researchers, innovative companies, architects and experts.

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  • A menu of actions to shape urban food environments for improved nutrition

    The menu of actions contains over 70 examples of policies and programmes that city governments have implemented to improve food security and nutrition by making healthy and nutritious food more accessible, desirable, and affordable.

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  • Comparando la produccion y transporte de vegetales hacia la ciudad de Rosario, Argentina

    This publication (in Spanish), looks at fuel consumption and CO2 emissions, comparing the production and transport of vegetables to the city of Rosario, Argentina with local production.

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  • Urban Agriculture Magazine no. 36 – Food Policy Councils

    In this Urban Agriculture Magazine, we explore food policy councils, their approach to inclusiveness, their impacts, and challenges faced.

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  • Informal food vendors and their role in the food and nutrition security of low-income workers in Bandung City, Indonesia

    Research report on street vendors and informal food provision and urban food security of the working poor in Bandung City, Indonesia.

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  • Informal food markets in Zambia

    This research paper provides evidence on the current status, perceptions, challenges and policy context of the informal food markets in Zambia, from the perspectives of vendors, consumers, and policymakers in Lusaka and Kitwe. It identifies key points for action and policy.

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  • Healthy and Sustainable Gastronomy Initiatives in Action

    This brief by the Nordic Food Policy Lab and Hivos, analyzes five inspiring healthy and sustainable gastronomy initiatives.

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