15 Nov The world of MUFPP: Valencia hosting city of 2017 Annual Gathering

In 2017 Valencia will host the MUFPP annual gathering. This video explains some of the peculiarities of Valencia food and agricultural landscape and highlights the efforts the city is undertaking to become more sustainable.

One of the best examples  is La Huerta:  the Green Belt of the City: over 23,000 hectares,  where  cultivations and orchards are interspersed with a  net of small dams and canals built in the Eleventh century under Islamic rule. To settle the disputes that could had arisen on the water irrigation system management a Water court was established. The Tribunal de las Aguas is the oldest  standing justice institution in Europe. Valencia has plans to protect La Huert a and promote the local food consumption.