news for food policy

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Food issues dropped on city’s plates

Gone are the days when food production was not an urban concern. Cities are looking beyond their limits, developing food strategies to reduce waste and carbon emissions, and to save money on food.

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publication date : 04-09-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

  •  environment

Cities in action: Ghent’s sustainable food strategy

Ghent has capitalised on political will, citizen support and a growing global knowledge base to develop a local sustainable food strategy. Its approach is not only helping to achieve ecological and social progress throughout the food chain, it is also encouraging Council departments to consider food issues in policy making for the first time.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

  •  cooperation
  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
  •  mobility

URBACT’s Good Practices unveiled: 'Inspiring solutions for better cities'

Looking for ideas on how to improve a city’s air quality, support local jobs, or involve citizens in accommodating refugees? Scores of tried-and-tested city solutions have been published online by URBACT, the EU learning and exchange programme for integrated, sustainable urban development.

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publication date : 25-07-2017

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  •  culture
  •  economy
  •  environment
  •  knowledge society
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EUROCITIES 2017 Ljubljana - latest news, website and registration

Registration is now open for our annual conference, which will be held on 15-17 November on the theme of ‘circular cities’.

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publication date : 28-06-2017

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  •  economy
  •  environment

Cities' role in food systems innovation

The European Commission is organising, in cooperation with EUROCITIES, an event on 'Cities for Food Systems Innovation and Green Jobs', which is to take place in Brussels on 31 May alongside Green Week.

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publication date : 27-04-2017

  •  cooperation

Local and regional leaders call for a comprehensive sustainable EU food policy

EUROCITIES collaborated to the drafting of the CoR opinion “Towards a sustainable EU food policy” approved today in the Committee of the Regions plenary session. We believe that cities are key in developing sustainable food systems that are inclusive, resilient, safe and diverse, that provide healthy and affordable food to all people, that minimise waste and conserve biodiversity while adapting to and mitigating impacts of climate change.

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publication date : 23-03-2017

  •  cooperation

WG food discusses innovation in urban food production

Our working group on food, bringing together city officials and researchers from across Europe, met in Birmingham on 8-10 February to discuss innovation in urban food production and distribution.

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publication date : 14-03-2017

Innovative solutions to urban food: let your voice be heard!

EUROCITIES, in collaboration with the city of Milan, has won an EU-funded project on the topic of 'Food in cities – innovation for a sustainable and healthy production, delivery and consumption of food in cities'.

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publication date : 06-02-2017

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EUROCITIES wins project focusing on innovative urban food strategies

The new project will provide concrete evidence into the work of cities on urban food strategies.

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publication date : 05-12-2016