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Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies
October 19, 2017News
Launch Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies

During the third annual gathering of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP), the Global Database for City and Regional Food Policies was officially launched. The online database is a valuable resource for local and sub-national governments to learn about food system policies around the globe. »

August 7, 2017Knowledge Portal
Alternative approaches to food: Community supported agriculture in urban China

This article studies the role of new and alternative approaches to food. The paper focuses on the question of how community supported agriculture can deal with the food-related issues emerging from China’s development. »

July 26, 2017Knowledge Portal
Feeding Dar es Salaam: A symbiotic food system perspective

This dissertation is a sociological analysis of the agri-food system of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania, that feeds most of the over four and a half million residents of this fast-growing city. It is based on qualitative research that has generated a picture of the food system that supplies the important foods for the majority of residents of the city. »

July 4, 2017Knowledge Portal
The role of urban-based agriculture on food security: Kenyan case studies

This article characterizes urban farming and urban-based rural farming in two medium-sized towns in Kenya. The article further assesses food security levels of urban households engaged in farming and households that do not farm. »

Kick-off workshop GCP project HortEco
May 23, 2017Research project
Kick-off workshop GCP project HortEco

The project “Horticultural food systems in Chile and Uruguay (HortEco)” was awarded funds in the third Call of the Global Challenges Porgramme. Consortium partners came together for a kick-off workshop from December 19 till 21, 2016, at the Pontifical Catholic University of Valparaíso in Quillota, Chile. »

F&BKP newsletter May 2017 (#03)
May 19, 2017News
F&BKP newsletter May 2017 (#03)

The May 2017 newsletter of the Food & Business Knowledge Platform (F&BKP) presents the 2016 Highlights and includes information on various food & nutrition security related workshops, webinars, studies and events. »