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On the 14 October 2016 during the MUFPP Second Mayors’ summit the Milan Pact Award has been conferred.
The two monetary prizes have been assigned to Baltimore (US) and Mexico City (Mexico). The “Baltimore Food Policy Initiative” aims at addressing health, economic and environmental disparities by increasing access to healthy affordable food in Baltimore City’s food deserts. Mexico City’s “Community Dining Rooms Program” has set up more than 200 canteens throughout the city in areas with high rates of marginalization in order to offer affordable meals, thus empowering vulnerable people by providing them with an employment. Winners will use the contribution of the awards to exchange their policies and practices with other MUFPP cities
Six special mentions, one for each categoriy of the MUFPP Framework for Action, have been conferred to Vancouver (Governance) for the Vancouver Food Strategy; Birmingham (Sustainable Diets and Nutrition) for its projects to fight childhood obesity; Lusaka (Social and Economic Equity) for the “Women Groups economical empowerment”; Quito (Food Production) for the AGRUPAR programme on urban agriculture; Toronto (Food Supply and Distribution) for “Grab Some Good”, a collaborative initiative aiming at bringing healthy food in underserved communities; Riga (Food Waste) for an innovative method to treat and reuse food waste.
53 practices submitted from 33 cities in 23 countries.
Winning Cities: Baltimore (US) and Mexico City (Mexico) – Special Metions: GOV Vancouver; SDN Birmingham; SEE Lusaka; FP Quito; FSD Toronto; FW Riga.