For the first time in South America, the Urban Food Policy Pact welcomed iCS grantees, such as the Food of Tomorrow Institute and its project LUPPA

The 8th Global Forum of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact took place for the first time in South America on October 17-19 at the Cidade das Artes, in Rio de Janeiro. The Food of Tomorrow Institute was one of the iCS grantees present, participating in the debate “School meals: strengthening local meal systems and the use of biodiversity,” with successful initiatives in school meals in the cities of Copenhagen, New York, Maceió and other municipalities in Alagoas.

LUPPA – the Urban Laboratory for Public Food Policies, was the subject of the panel “Towards the sustainable governance of urban food systems in Brazil and Latin America,” with a reflection on the role of local governments in the construction of fairer, more sustainable and circular food systems and from the experience of the LUPPA cities: Araraquara, Curitiba, Maricá, Osasco, Rio Branco and Salvador.

Credit: Food of Tomorrow Institute

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