How food can be the key to a long-term climate change solution

During the EAT Forum 2019, the C40 City Group presented an innovative report related to the measurement of urban emissions. The Future of Urban Consumption in a 1.5° World, produced in collaboration with the University of Leeds and Arup, puts urban consumption of goods, food and materials at the centre of the analysis of emissions […]

Side Event at High Level FOOD2030 Event on “SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS FOR CITIES”

The Milan Pact and European project FIT4FOOD2030 are pleased to present the Side Event – Sustainable Food Systems fod Cities of the High Level FOOD2030 Event in Plovdiv (Bulgaria), an interactive opportunity to explore selected Research and Innovation (R&I) cases within Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) cities. During the event participants will investigate cases and […]

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, are working together to improve knowledge and reinforce cooperation on […]

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 online and it is possible to share thoughts and reflections within […]

The Global Nutrition Summit in Milan: US$3.4 billion committed to tackle malnutrition. Highlighting the role of cities

The Global Nutrition Summit 2017, held in Milan, Italy, convened governments, cities, international agencies, foundations, civil society organizations and businesses to accelerate the global response to malnutrition, an underlying cause of nearly half of all global child deaths. The Summit has galvanized US$3.4bn including US$640 million in new commitments. “The global malnutrition crisis endangers the […]

Food Smart Cities for Development recommendations and good practices

All the cities partners of Food Smart Cities for Development project contributed to drafting the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, which was  adopted in October 2015. In 2016 Cities and CSOs participating in FSC4D  decided to broaden the scope of the initial MUFPP Framework for Action by including further recommendations, with a specific focus on food governance, […]