City Region Food Systems and Food Waste Management
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Marielle Dubbeling, Guido Santini and Camelia Bucatariu, Carmen Vogt and Katrin Eisenbeiß
|Auteur(s)||Dubbeling, M. ; Santini, G. ; Bucatariu, C. ; Vogt, C. ; Eisenbeiss, K.|
|[S.l.] : RUAF|
|Toelichting (Engels)||The challenge of ensuring food and nutrition security for all is becoming an urban one. Rapid urbanisation, increas - ing vulnerability to food price hikes and climate impacts, changes in consumption patterns and the related increase in diet-related health problems – all call for increasing attention to providing the world’s growing urban popu - lation with adequate, safe, balanced, and affordable food. Urban growth is also directly related to increased demand for natural resources (land and water) that provide vital food and ecosystem services. In this context, sustainable urbanisation, food and nutrition security, environmental and natural resource management – including the preservation of ecosystems – rural development and agricultural production, and distribution and marketing have become intrinsically linked.|