Tag: food policy


Cities share best practices on food waste prevention and management

The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat and IURC Asia & Australasia wrapped up their cooperation on food policy training with the last webinar organised on 15 November. Corresponding to the last category of the Milan Pact, the session focused on food waste prevention and management, showcasing best practices from Milan, Bangkok and Singapore. Michel Mouchiroud, Deputy Head of...

Improving food supply and distribution system to ensure food security and reduce environmental impact

The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) Secretariat and IURC Asia & Australasia co-organised the fifth webinar of their food policy training series on 18 November 2022, focusing on the topic of food supply and distribution. Over 40 participants from Asia Pacific and beyond joined the one-hour event. Pablo Gandara, Team Leader of IURC Asia & Australasia, provided a brief...

Achieving Social and Economic Equity through Food System

The MUFPP & IURC has been running an Asia Pacific food policy training since March 2022, having covered two aspects of food policy: 1) Governance of Food System and 2) Sustainable Diets & Nutrition. The third webinar, held on 22 July 2022, addressed the topic of “Social & Economic Equity”. It presented how cities tackle inequality and poverty related to...

Early success story from Asia & Australasia and much more

The exchange of knowledge and best practices between EU and non-EU cities in the Asian and Australasian geographical area has been dynamic. Since the start of 2022, the project team has provided support to the ongoing discussions between cities and organised a series of webinars on topics such as innovation precincts, flood management and food policy, involving almost 500 people...

How Cities Achieve Sustainable Diets and Nutrition

After the success of the previous food policy training on governance in April, the second MUFPP and IURC webinar was held on 24 May 2022. The webinar presented how cities can promote sustainable diets, better consumption, and nutrition patterns in their communities through a variety of public services such as school canteens, child nutrition, and food assistance programmes. Cécile Michel,...

IURC Cities Share Food Governance Best Practices

Following the introductory webinar of the Asia Pacific Food Policy Training organised in March, IURC and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) hosted the first webinar dedicated to the governance of food systems on 05 April. The event facilitated an exchange of experience and best practices that cities have in consolidating their political and technical commitment to the food...