FIT4FOOOD event "Sustainable Food Systems for Cities"

FIT4FOOOD* and the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP)** are organising an event entitled “Sustainable Food Systems for Cities”, in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, on 13 June 2018 as side event of the second FOOD 2030 High Level Conference which takes place in Plovdiv on 14 and 15 June.

The event is an interactive opportunity to explore selected Research and Innovation (R&I) initiatives within the cities involved in the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact. During the event participants will investigate selected initiatives and work together to identify what makes them successful. Participants will also have the chance to learn more about FIT4FOOD2030 and how it is supports the implementation of FOOD 2030 to future-proof European food systems through R&I. Finally, the event will celebrate the newest addition to the MUFPP, the city of Plovdiv, in the presence of the Mayor.

More information, a draft agenda and a registration link can be found on the FIT4FOOD website

*: FIT4FOOD2030
The aim of the FIT4FOOD2030 project is to supports the development and implementation of the European Commission's FOOD 2030 research & innovation policy framework to future-proof our food systems to make them sustainable, resilient, diverse, inclusive and competitive for the benefit of society. The main objective towards that, is to establish a sustainable multi-stakeholder platform: the FOOD2030 Platform. The Athena Institute of VU Amsterdam is the coordinator of FIT4FOOD2030, and Wageningen Research is an actively involved project partner. FIT4FOOD2030 works in partnership with, among others, JPI HDHL (A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life), JPI Oceans, FACCE-JPI (on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change), and PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area. For more information about FIT4FOOD2030, please visit its website

**: Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP) is an international protocol aimed at tackling food-related issues at the urban level, signed by 163 cities from all over the world. For more information about the MUFPP, please go to its website

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