Food Security

Food Security
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

Mass migration to cities and climate change are straining food supplies for the neediest, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization says. 

January 18, 2016
Nutrition and food security have long been separated from urban development. If we are to face the challenges of the fast-urbanizing future, Habitat III must start to integrate these lines of thinking.
Sunniva Bloem November 20, 2015

Dressed in green, 1,000 volunteers collect food and blankets to donate to the poor in impoverished neighborhoods, The Better India reports.  

November 6, 2015
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