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4 urbact iufn-marketa

  1. 1. URBAN FOOD STRATEGY MIX Sustainable Food Workshop for European Cities FOOD MATTERS Engaging local authorities into food goverannce Marketa BRAINE-SUPKOVA IUFN / France Marketa.braine@iufn.org www.iufn.org An URBACT II Thematic Network - Sustainable Food in Urban Communities
  2. 2. SUSTAINABLE FOOD FOR CITIES  Is not recognised in OECD countries as participating on food security issue (vs Global South)  Is not recognised as a global political challenge for the world and our society (as climate change e.i.)  Is not really recongised yet as an urban sustainability issue with a legitimacy for the city to act on  Is not seen as a priority criteria for land planing
  3. 3. SITUATION – LOCAL LEVEL France - Survey IUFN /ADCF / AMGVF/ ETD/IAU IDF/APCA/FNAU June – October 2013  Sustainable food/food governance not a local political priority  Local actions, global approach rare - Short distribution chains, organic food, community gardens, roof-top gardening  Difference between speech and action  Low expertise of the agri-food reality of the territory  Lack of dedicated tools to better understand and accompany territorial transition  Agriculture-oriented region is a facilitating factor  Sustainable food as a part of a global urban sustainability?
  4. 4. Urban food security is about much more than just food. What can city do for food ? // What can food do for the city ?
  5. 5. DESIGN ALTERNATIVES TO CURRENT URBAN FOOD SYSTEMS City-region level seems relevant
  6. 6. WHAT IS NEEDED TO STRENGTHEN CITY-REGION  Mainstreaming city region food systems in relation to food and nutrition security policy and action at all levels from local to global  Reinforcing the awareness of the metabolism of flows and links between rural and urban areas  Engaging stakeholders through transparent multi-level governance for city-regions
  7. 7. WHAT IS NEEDED TO STRENGTHEN CITY-REGION  Supporting local authorities and local decision-makers in:  Food-centred urban and regional planning  Enabling and supporting local sustainable food production  Support for a human-rights based and systemic approach to city region food systems  Participatory governance and capacity building  On international level, the platform shall help to contribute, alongside partner organizations, to make the issue rise on the political agenda.
  8. 8. IUFN’s CONTRIBUTION - off-line and on-line community management EDITORIAL WORK ground reports / briefings around urban food governance INTERNATIONAL EVENTS ORGANIZATION to allow knowledge sharing COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT of a WEB-BASED PLATFORM on sustainable urban food systems www.iufn.org
  9. 9. IUFN’s CONTRIBUTION - off-line and on-line community management COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT of a WEB-BASED PLATFORM on sustainable urban food systems www.iufn.org
  10. 10. URBAN FOOD STRATEGY MIX Sustainable Food Workshop for European Cities THANK YOU… Marketa BRAINE-SUPKOVA IUFN / France Marketa.braine@iufn.org www.iufn.org An URBACT II Thematic Network - Sustainable Food in Urban Communities

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