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Urban Rural Linkages Session


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Urban Rural Linkages Session

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  2. 2. Urban Agriculture
  3. 3. …Catalyzing business development and fostering local self - reliance…
  4. 4. …Building awareness and action
  5. 5. Building “Local Food Systems” Strengthening rural-to-urban linkages
  6. 6. …establishing new markets for small scale livestock – With increasing consumer interest in local production, processing, and animal welfare.
  7. 7. maximizing diversity and resilience!
  8. 8. The ‘stylized rural-urban continuum’ Source: Rural-Urban Linkages for Growth, Employment, and Poverty Reduction Joachim von Braun, IFPRI 2007, citing Chowdhury & Torero 2007
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  13. 13. Sustainable Pastoral Livestock Value Chain
  14. 14. Why should food systems be included in the work of cities? How do cities increasingly plan for and integrate food systems into their work at policy, program and other levels…. What lessons have been learned from small, medium or larger cities who have tried to work with their countrysides? What role are food councils or similar civic organizations playing in helping to build local and sustainable food security in their cities?
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  17. 17. Thank you! Muito obrigado!
  18. 18. Increment the research and technical cooperation to validate and promote sustainable technologies (sustainable use of water, composting, local seed systems, bio pesticides, planning) and strategies of diversification for urban and periurban farming systems. Formulate and support policy process and instance of dialogues between the stakeholders involved in urban and periurban process. Activate value chains of innocuous and healthy products from sustainable urban and periurban agriculture to local markets;
  19. 19. Strengthen the research and technical support to national/local governments to face the urbanization in periurban areas and in rural areas surround the cities; UPA as a tool of Food Security and Local development; Microfinance and other communitarian funds to finance initiatives of urban producers organizations beyond institutional and cooperation projects; Promote the communitarian organization.
  20. 20. Urban/Peri-Urban/Rural Agriculture & Food Security Events at WUF 5
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