The 2019 meeting of the Eurocities Working Group Food has been hosted by the city of Ghent, Belgium, with a focus on the climate impact of local food systems.
The cities of Abidjan, Bobo-Dioulasso, Dakar, Douala, N’Djamena, Niamey, Nouakchott, Praia, Yaounde and the host city, Brazzaville, met from 12 to 14 June 2018, for the 2nd MUFPP Regional Forum in Africa.
The city of Lyon, France, hosted the Working Group Food for the second semester meeting of 2018. The focus of the meeting was on periurban agriculture initiatives and rural-urban linkages.
The meeting has been hosted by the city of Amsterdam in 2018 with a focus on food waste management and reduction.
The 3rd Regional Forum of the Eurocities WG Food has been held during the 3rd MUFPP Annual Gathering and Mayors Summit hosted by the city of Valencia, Spain, in October 2017.
In 2017 the city of Birmingham hosted the first meeting of the Working Group Food cities, providing the setting for the sharing of knowledge and experiences within MUFPP European cities.
The first MUFPP African Regional Forum was held in Dakar, Senegal, from 20 to 22 September 2016 and saw the participation of 7 MUFPP cities in Africa.
In 2016 a first group of cities gathered in Brussels to discuss the possibility to create a Working Group Food within Eurocities, the main European cities’ associations