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  1. 1. URBAN FOOD STRATEGY MIX Sustainable Food Workshop for European Cities 09:00 Sustainable Food City Expo 13:00 Lunch 09:30 Opening – Cities tackling food 14:00 Parallel workshops 10:45 Coffee break 11:15 Parallel workshops Governance Funding CO2 & Resources Growing Delivering 16:00 Conclusions Enjoying 17:00 End An URBACT II Thematic Network - Sustainable Food in Urban Communities
  2. 2. URBAN FOOD STRATEGY MIX Sustainable Food Workshop for European Cities Opening – Cities tackling food Introducing the URBACT thematic network “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities Stephanie Mantell Brussels Environment, Belgium urbact@environnement.irisnet.be http://urbact.eu/sustainable-food An URBACT II Thematic Network - Sustainable Food in Urban Communities
  3. 3. Welcome to participants from over 40 cities Amersfoort - Antwerpen - Arnheim - Athens - Aulnay-sous-Bois - Barcelona - Berlin - Bonn Bordeaux - Bratislava - Bristol - Brussels Charleroi - Courcelles - Genk - Ghent Gothenburg - Greater Manchester - Grenoble Herentals - Leusden - Liège - Lille - Lyon Mechelen - Messina - Milano - Montpellier Mouscron - Nantes - Novalaise - Oslo - Ourense - Paris - Quimper - Stuttgart - The Hague Utrecht - Vaslui -Vienna - Wageningen
  4. 4. other city networks present ACR+ Association of Cities and Regions for Recycling and sustainable Resource management Eating City Eurocities ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability IUFN International Urban Food Network RUAF Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food Security URBACT Markets
  5. 5. Opening – Cities tackling food Introducing our network “Sustainable Food in Urban Communities” ›Stephanie MANTELL, Lead Partner - Brussels Environment ›François JEGOU, Lead Expert - Strategic Design Scenarios URBACT programme & sustainable urban development ›Emmanuel MOULIN, Director, URBACT Secretariat What role for cities in sustainable food governance ›Joy CAREY, Thematic Expert - Sustainable food system planning, Bristol Food Policy Council Opportunity for Questions & Comments
  6. 6. Why our Network? – Food sector accounts for >30% of global consumer energy demand and produces >20% of GHG emissions – Political will in cities to address food as a policy area or more sustainable & inclusive growth
  7. 7. Why our Network? In the Brussels Capital Region Sustainable food research & actions by Brussels Environmentfor several years Governmental declaration (July 2009) established “sustainable food” as a regional priority Waste prevention plan (2010) addressed food waste in canteens & households Regional action programme of support to sustainable food demand (2012) Kitchen garden action plan (2012)
  8. 8. Sustainable Food in Urban Communities Developing low-carbon and resourceefficient urban food systems Partnership Oslo Gothenburg Kevin MORGAN, Cardiff University Joy CAREY, consultant Bristol Amersfoort Brussels (LP) François Jégou, Strategic Design Scenarios (LE) Ourense Lyon Vaslui Messina Athens
  9. 9. URBACT project  Title: Sustainable Food in Urban Communities Developing low-carbon and resource-efficient urban food system  From May 2012 to April 2015  Funded by URBACT II –a European Programme of Territorial Cooperation (jointly financed by ERDF & Member States) –encourages exchanges within cities, with other cities of the network & beyond
  10. 10. Focus Growing, delivering & enjoying food more sustainably in the city …over 100 cases shared • • • Governance Social inclusion, jobs & economics CO2 & resource efficiency
  11. 11. Publications  Baseline study with 10 city profiles (Oct 2012)  3 interim reports with cases (late 2013) & active blog
  12. 12. ► At city level: draw up a Local Action Plan for Sustainable Food with stakeholders in each partner city ► At network level: exchange with network partners through workshops on sustainable food to produce joint outputs & feed local action plans. ► At URBACT programme level: exchange & learn with cities from other URBACT networks ► Beyond the network Exchange about urban sustainable food strategies through a newsletter, conferences, online publications, field trips…
  13. 13. Achievements Strong interest & interaction …in each city stakeholders met & engaged sharing experiences & initiatives Policy challenges     Moving beyond interesting cases & wish lists Clarifying priorities Up-scaling & synergising initiatives Securing political backing & funding
  14. 14. Our Network A public consultation has recently be held on the question How can we move towards a more resource efficient and sustainable food system?      Better technical knowledge on the environmental impacts of food Stimulating sustainable food production Promoting sustainable food consumption Reducing food waste & losses Improving food policy coherence  Communication to be published this month (Benjamin CASPAR)
  15. 15. URBAN FOOD STRATEGY MIX Sustainable Food Workshop for European Cities THANK YOU… Stephanie Mantell Brussels Environment, Belgium urbact@environnement.irisnet.be http://urbact.eu/sustainable-food An URBACT II Thematic Network - Sustainable Food in Urban Communities

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