Agri-food justice and policy innovation, levers for transforming City Region Food Systems

The Cities2030 project is coming to an end and partner organizations will convene in Marseille for a 2-day event on June 19 and 20, aimed at showcasing achievements, fostering dialogue, and promoting best practices in city region food systems. This event will feature presentations, workshops, and panel discussions focusing on the promotion of Agrifood justice, democracy, and policy innovation in CRFS.

Vidzeme Living Lab: Representatives from Vidzeme municipalities (Latvia) learn about the city and county of Tartu’s (Estonia) experience with organic food in school and kindergarten meals

From April 8 to 9, Vidzeme municipalities specialists, Vidzeme Planning Region, and Latvian Rural Forum representatives participated in a study tour to Tartu City and County, Estonia, as part of the Cities 2030 Vidzeme Living Lab. The tour aimed to learn about experience in Estonia organizing procurements at educational institutions, including organic food products into their menus, meal planning, and food waste reduction.

Vidzeme Lab: Steps towards changes in the food system in Latvia

The international forum “Mission: Establishing a Bioregion in the Gauja National Park” was held on 25 October in Sigulda, Culture Centre “Siguldas devons”. Vidzeme Planning Region, Cēsis Municipality, Sigulda Municipality, the Association “Greenfest”, Latvian Rural Advisory and Education Centre were the main organizers of the forum. Experts from Latvia and abroad gathered to present the bioregion concept and activities in Europe, and to share inspiring examples of forward-thinking regional development.

Cities2030 at the Degrowth conference in Zagreb

The conference brought together activists, artists, academics, practitioners, political representatives and the general public to explore possible ways of caring and resilience for people and the planet. The conference will cover topics such as climate justice, alternative economies and transformational climate policy.

48H of urban agriculture 2023 : the major public event around CRFS in Marseille

Once again this year, the people of Marseille were able to discover another edition of the 48h de l’agriculture urbaine (48 hours of urban agriculture). On the program: discovery of shared gardens, parks and urban farms that embody the values of agriculture in the city, at workshops and conferences that over 1,500 of you discovered […]

CITAG participated at JIPAD 2023 in Montpellier

Every year, students of the Innovations & Policies for Sustainable Food (IPAD) master’s degree – hosted by the Agro Montpellier Institute and CIRAD – organize a Day to present their work. As part of their training, students meet innovative projects and stakeholders in their ecosystem in order to investigate the questions, issues and related policies. […]