Cities and their food: a relationship below the radar?

by David Lammers, MSc Environmental Studies and Sustainability Studies, Lund University The goal of making cities inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable is anchored within the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG11), and so is achieving food security (SDG2). The interrelation between these two goals was the central focus of the “Resilient urban food systems: city progress” session co-organized by RUAF Foundation, 

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Mixing Financial Resources for Local Climate Action

At Metropolitan Solutions 2015, we sat down with Eva Ringhof – Social Development Specialist at the Cities Development Initiative for Asia (CDIA) – and asked her about city-business financing. Below is an edited transcript of the interview. Q: From your perspective at GIZ, and looking out in Asia especially, what do you see as the trends in 

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D2: Juggling Numbers and Intensive Debates: How to Select Appropriate Adaptation Measures

This post is part of our live blog series from the Resilient Cities 2015 congress. For more live blogs, please click here. Feasibility gets 10 points, vulnerable population and ecosystem conservation 8, and evaluation and feedback 5: this was the outcome of a 15 minutes debate, which − in reality − would probably have lasted 

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