Food Security

Food Security
How cooking and eating in Peru's capital turned into paths for economic and social change.
Contest seeks to help marginalized communities worldwide strengthen the resilience of their systems for producing and delivering food. Voting ends 16 Sept.
David Hatch September 13, 2017
Innovations in the U.S. capital region are changing food supply chains and bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to 'food deserts'.
Neal Peirce August 25, 2017
When two small towns got talking, what emerged was a new Mediterranean recipe for food procurement.
Amy Labarrière July 21, 2017
A report calls on cities to look at Amsterdam, Belo Horizonte, Detroit, Nairobi and Toronto for inspiration.
David Hatch July 5, 2017
An innovative effort to keep a megacity's urban edge green.
Ignacio Amigo February 24, 2017
From hyper-local food production to city-wide urban developments, concrete examples of ways cities are taking action.
Athlyn Cathcart-Keays January 19, 2017
La estrategia adoptada en Hábitat III podría generar una tracción política clave para ayudar a los gobiernos a integrar mejor su política urbana con la rural.
Gregory Scruggs November 22, 2016
The Habitat III strategy could see key political traction in helping governments better integrate urban and rural policy.
Gregory Scruggs November 22, 2016

The food activists who created the warehouse hope to introduce similar markets in every UK city, the Independent says. 

November 22, 2016
La Nueva Agenda Urbana, adoptada el mes pasado, fue sorprendentemente enfática sobre el tema, dicen sus defensores, y los alimentos podrían ahora ser clave para la implementación de la estrategia.
Gregory Scruggs November 4, 2016
The New Urban Agenda adopted last month was surprisingly robust on the issue, advocates say, and food could now be key to implementing the strategy.
Gregory Scruggs November 4, 2016

The inaugural Milan Pact Awards recognized eight cities on five continents for efforts to address inequity with access to nourishing food. 

October 25, 2016

The community in the city of Almere would harvest rainwater, grow its own food and monitor energy use with sensors, Business Insider reports. 

October 7, 2016

Cities are finding new ways to keep usable food from going to waste, Apolitical reports. 

September 16, 2016
Lessons from the Netherlands in bringing local attention to a global cause.
Letty Reimerink September 2, 2016

Climate change, food imports and limited resources for long-term planning undermine food security across the Global South, GAIN says.  

June 9, 2016
Nutrition and agriculture as key parts of integrated urban-rural development are almost completely absent from the Habitat III discussions.
Thomas Forster April 11, 2016

The WeFood market stocks damaged and blemished goods at a discount, the Washington Post reports. 

March 3, 2016

The Venezuelan government encourages city dwellers to grow food and even created a Ministry of Urban Farming, NPR reports. 

February 22, 2016
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