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    Author: Jess Halliday The Turkish city of Mezitli established its first markets exclusively for women producers in 2014. Six years later, some 650 women hold stalls at nine bi-weekly markets across the city, selling fruit and vegetables, olive oils, cakes, breads, desserts, teas, and all manner of other home-produced items. Hurrem Betul Levent Erdal, programme […]

    July 22, 2020
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    The month of July is #AfricanCITYFOODmonth and RUAF, together with ICLEI Africa, FAO, MUFPP, WWF and partners invite you to explore how we make resilient and nutritious food systems in African cities. The inaugural #AfricanCITYFOODmonth campaign will highlight diverse, innovative and evolving African urban food systems, providing a platform for local governments and food system […]

    July 1, 2020
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    The 28th edition of the Africa-France Summit on Sustainable Cities will take place 4-6 June 2020. On this occasion, France is offering 1000 young African entrepreneurs the opportunity to take part free of charge in the “City of Solutions” that will be held on the sidelines of this event. The young participants will have to […]

    January 21, 2020
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    The FoodTech Challenge is a global competition that seeks innovative solutions to address food security. The competition supports the United Arabic Emirates (UAE) commitment to providing its population with sufficient, safe and nutritious food. The competition invites applicants from all backgrounds to join. University students and early-stage start-ups with prior experience in urban farming are […]

    January 13, 2020
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    This book contains 7 thematic articles and 16 city cases from Africa, Latin America and Europe on urban agriculture and sustainable cities.