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Tel Aviv Gathering MUFPP
11 Jul 2018
#MUFPP_TLV2018: 4th Annual Gathering and Mayors Summit

The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact 4th Annual Gathering and Mayors' Summit will be held on 4-5 September 2018 in Tel Aviv.  City officials, public administrators, policymakers, professionals and scholars from 172 cities worldwide will meet to enhance and develop collaborations in the spirit of the...

07 May 2018
Milan Pact Awards 2018 – Deadline extended

The deadline to submit policies or practices  to the 3rd edition of the Milan Pact Awards (MPA) has been extended up to 18 May 2018. The MPA launched by MUFPP secreatariat and Fondazione Cariplo is open to MUFPP SIGNATORY CITIES How to participate In order to submit a food policy...

13 Mar 2018
2018 Milan Pact Awards edition launched

The  Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) secretariat in collaboration with Fondazione Cariplo  has just launched the third edition of the Milan Pact Awards.  The MPA purpose  is to stimulate Mayors’ action on food policy and practice from learning and exchange among MUFPP signatory cities. Winning awards for good practices...

27 Feb 2018
A collection of best practices in urban and peri-urban agriculture

Consumer cooperatives, organic dining rooms, producers’ associations, agricultural parks. Many cities across the world are experimenting innovative ways to reconcile urban growth with the conservation of agricultural land and the promotion of sustainable food production. Barcelona; Bologna; Marseille; Montpellier; Thessaloniki; Tirana, all MUFPP signatory cities,...

07 Feb 2018
The MUFPP at World Urban Forum: working for sustainable urban food systems

A delegation of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) is participating in the WUF 9 from 7-13 February 2018 in Kuala Lumpur to highlight the importance of local governments in making food systems more sustainable and resilient. The fast pace of urbanization is putting under strain...

01 Feb 2018
MUFPP Open Consultation and report on Annual Gathering in Valencia

During the Third MUFPP Annual Gathering held in Valencia from 19-21 October 2017  the mayor of Milan, chair of the MUFPP Steering committee announced the launch of an open consultation to collect ideas and suggestions on the future of the Pact.  The questionnaire is now...

25 Jan 2018
Washington DC and Madison (Wisconsin) sign the MUFPP

The Mayors of Washington DC, Muriel Bowser and Madison (Wisconsin), Paul Soglin signed today the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact during an official event held in the capital of the United States. In the event organized by the City of Washington and the US Conference...

28 Dec 2017
Global Nutrition Summit 2017. Watch the video “Cities taking the lead”

Currently over half of the world population lives in urban areas, a proportion projected to rise to two thirds by 2050. Rapid urbanization is putting great pressure on the environment and the global food system. Many cities are facing the triple burden of malnutrition: the...