news for Food in cities

A feast of food policy resources and best practices online

What if cities could easily access each other’s food best practices on a searchable database, drawing on a wealth of global knowledge to improve the resilience and sustainability of their own food policies?

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publication date : 09-11-2017

  •  cooperation

MUFPP annual general meeting – shaking the hands that feed

“The Milan Pact, two years after its launch, is proving to be an extraordinary means to promote collaboration among cities on food policies and sustainability.” These were the words of Giuseppe Sala, Mayor of Milan, at the 2017 gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact in Valencia, and the 400 mayors, experts and city delegates surrounding him were a testament to the truth of his statement.

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publication date : 08-11-2017

  •  cooperation

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

  •  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