The report gives an overview of the main trends and themes of this edition of the Milan Pact Awards. It is an opportunity to showcase the most innovative practices of MUFPP signatory cities, understanding their key strengths and challenges.
The city of Rio de Janeiro hosted the 8th MUFPP Global Forum on 17-19 October 2022 with the theme “Food to Feed the Climate Justice: urban food solutions for a fairer world”. The event, for the first time held in South America, was a unique opportunity for cities, political representatives, international organizations, actors and stakeholders […]
The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact is the main legacy of the Universal Exhibition “Expo Milan 2015” Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life. The Milan Pact is a global commitment of mayors from around the world that considers food as an entry point for the sustainable development of growing cities. It represents the main framework […]
The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Secretariat and the IURC programme jointly developed a series of webinars aimed at cities in the region willing to enrich their knowledge on food policy development. The online training featured a total of 6 webinars directly linked to the categories of the Milan Pact. The aim is to boost the development of urban food policy in Asia Pacific as innovative actions to promote urban development.
Food systems – entailing activities that allow for the production, transformation, distribution and consumption of food- are responsible for over a third of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions1. Due to all that, food and agriculture are key triggers to cool down the planet. Although cities are not where food is produced, they consume over 70% […]
With support from the European Union, the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat and the City of Bandung co-organised the 1st MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional Forum on 3-4 August 2022 in support of Indonesia’s U20 Mayors Summit and G20 Summit, to be held at the end of August and in mid-November this year respectively. Titled […]
The first MUFPP Asia Pacific Regional Forum, developed within the framework of Indonesia’s G20 Presidency, represented a key moment for the MUFPP community to bring to the attention of the international audience critical issues as the challenge of overcoming existing inequalities in accessing food and obtaining greater food security through urban agriculture. The main priorities […]
“Empowering urban youth for food and climate action: A research on 18 European cities ” offers a very broad and significant panorama of how policies concerning food and climate are developed and the ways in which young people are the object or co-protagonists of these policies. As these issues are mainly developing in the absence […]
In the context of the World Sustainable Food Capital 2021, between 19th – 21st October the City of Barcelona hosted the 7th MUFPP Global Forum on the topic of Growing Resilience: Sustainable Food to tackle the Climate Emergency. The Forum was an excellent opportunity for cities and partners to re-connect, exchange experiences, challenges, knowledge, and […]