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 […]
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.
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.
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.
Collaborative framework for food systems transformation
UN Environment Programme (UNEP) led the development of this publication in the context of the Sustainable Food Systems (SFS) Programme, with the objective of engaging and building capacity of governments and stakeholders to apply a food systems approach to their policies, programs, and strategies, in order to achieve sustainable food systems. It includes eight cases […]