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25 Sep 2020
2020 MUFPP Regional Webinars

In light of the absence of MUFPP Regional Fora this year, and following the discussion during the SC online meeting held on 14 May 2020, the MUFPP Secretariat promotes the organisation of webinars on a regional basis on cities’ food response to COVID-19 pandemic.    The idea is to have...

23 Jul 2020
1 year after the MUFPP Latin-American forum

One year ago, Mayor Marcelo Crivella inaugurated the First Regional Forum of Latin-American Signatory Cities of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact. Held at the Museum of Art of Rio (MAR), from May 29 to 31, 2019, Mayor Crivella presented the main projects that the City Hall has been...

17 Jun 2020
Milan Pact Talks on food aid

The COVID-19 emergency has shown that once again cities are at the front line to ensure assistance to their citizens in many fields. In particular, cities had to face not only a public health crisis but also a food security crisis as urban food systems...

29 May 2020
2020 MUFPP Global Forum cancellation

MAYORS MEMBERS OF THE MILAN PACT PRESENT On October 2019, the city of Mérida in Yucatan, México, has been voted by the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Steering Committee to become the first city in Latin America to host the 2020 MUFPP Global Forum, which brings...

19 Oct 2019
Sao Paulo special mention 2019 on Food Waste

Title: Municipal Programme on Food Waste and Loss CombatCampaign on food waste combat in public supply equipment.City: Sao PauloCountry: Brazil Population: 12 millionDate of start: 10/2017SDGs: 2,8,12 Description São Paulo, is a city with 12 million people, where food waste prevails and the number of people in food insecurity,...

19 Oct 2019
Montpellier special mention 2019 on Food Supply & Distribution

Title: Structuring the territorial supply chains for sustainable nutritionCity: MontpellierCountry: France Population: 285,000Date of start: 06/2014SDGs: 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17 Description Structuring the food supply chains initiated and managed by a multi-stakeholder and multi-disciplinary working group, bringing together institutional...

19 Oct 2019
Rio de Janeiro special mention 2019 on Food Production

Title: Hortas Cariocas ProgramCity: Rio de JaneiroCountry: Brazil Population: 6,700,000Date of start: 09/2006SDGs: 3, 8, 9, 11  Description Created in 2006, Hortas Cariocas seeks to bring the population closer to urban and organic agriculture, as well as to encourage jobs for the local population and to serve as a...

19 Oct 2019
Nairobi special mention 2019 on Social & Economic Equity

Title: Urban Early Warning and Early Action Initiative (UEWEA)Country: KenyaPopulation: 3,100,000Date of start: 02/2017SDGs: 1,2,11 Description A civil unrest took place in late 2007 and early 2008 in which supply routes of food to the city were cut-off. There was an acute food insecurity in the city but existing tools...

19 Oct 2019
Kazan special mention 2019 on Sustainable Diet & Nutrition

Title: The preschool & school meal delivery system reformCountry: Russian FederationPopulation: 1,252,000Date of start: 08/2006SDGs: 2,3,4,12 Description Due to the increasing sightings of children obesity and diseases of digestive system in 2006, was approved the municipal program “Healthy nutrition for children”. To implement the program, a dedicated “Department of Food...

19 Oct 2019
Tel Aviv special mention 2019 on Governance

Title: Green EurovisionPilot for sustainable large-scale events through reducing environmental impactCountry: IsraelPopulation: 438,820Date of start: 05/2019SDGs: 11, 12 ABSTRACT The Green Eurovision (GE) initiative worked to find solutions to the environmental impacts of food festivals and aimed to create a guideline for running sustainable large-scale city events in the future. Using...