Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life: what will remain?
More than 100 Mayors of cities worldwide signed the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact, last October.
With this image, we celebrate the end of the EXPO and all valuable policy statements endorsed by many authoritative experts and decision makers. They will enrich our activities and provide a new baseline for exchanges and collaborations in the coming years.
We hope a long term commitment of cities on Urban Food Policies, recording an interview of the Mayor of Milan, released last spring within the framework on our cases study (see the original paper)
October 13 : The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) has adopted a set of 10 principles to guide the transition to sustainable food systems.
Also read IPES-Food's first report: The New Science of Sustainable Food Systems: Overcoming Barriers to Food Systems Reform
October 15th : The Milan Urban Food Pact
See more on www.foodpolicymilano.org
October 16th Final Declaration of the Third World Forum of Local Economic Development
More to read in the Post of the month
TO READ ALSO IN THE POST SESSION:
Since the last newsletter, 2 participants of the last Eating City Summer Campus have contributed to the post section: we warmly invite you to read them, react and post any news or opinions
- Calling for a convergence between the law of Nature and the law of Mankind
- An enlightening food experience in Italy
EVENTS TO COME:
Urban food policies : markets, catering, urban/rural connexions November 16-18 in Montpellier
The conference will explore three strategic levers that city and urban region governments can mobilize : markets and logistics (wholesale, retail, transportation, etc. ); catering services (school, popular restaurants, street food, etc.); the new forms of connexions between urban and rural areas (twinning, urban investment in agriculture, etc.).
See the program