Posted Feb 17, 2019 |  by FAO, Yves Cabannes, Cecilia Marocchino

With the majority of the world’s population already living in urban areas, feeding cities with accessible, affordable food and healthy diets poses unprecedented challenges. In this publication by the FAO, Yves Cabannes and Cecilia Marocchino highlight examples from developed and developing countries on innovations in food systems and... Read More

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