Author: Franziska Walther


The future of food markets

In the context of the current COVID-19 crisis, food markets appear as an opportunity to foster new strategies to build more resilient cities. Food markets can contribute to provide healthier food options and improve citizens food habits. Moreover, they can improve connectivity for cities to their natural environment by creating urban-rural connections and help consumers, retailers, and vendors better connect...

IURC Annual Event 2021: a global network coming together

43 countries from around the globe came together at the IURC Annual Event 2021 - two intense days discussing challenges and solutions in cities and regions With more than 300 representatives from cities and regions tuning in over the course of two days, a major milestone for international urban and regional cooperation was reached this week with the first IURC...

Free online course on sustainable urban mobility

Mobility is a key area for the development of sustainable and socially inclusive cities. Yet many cities fail to provide the urban environment and transport system to tackle the challenges of our time, namely climate change, public health and social equity. To face this issue the Transformative Urban Mobility Initiative (TUMI) together with the University College of London (UCL) developed...