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Workshop on food planning brings together 40 entities from the Lisbon Metropolitan Area

AML was present at the Food Planning Strategy Workshop for the Lisbon Metropolitan Area, which took place on March 6, 7 and 8 at the Sedas Nunes Auditorium of the Institute of Social Sciences of the University of Lisbon.

Organized by the Institute of Social Sciences, in collaboration with the Lisbon Metropolitan Area and the Lisbon and Tagus Valley Regional Coordination and Development Commission, the workshop was aimed at members of the FoodLink network, representatives of municipalities that are not members of the network and other entities interested in the theme of food transition.

Defining a Food Planning Strategy, creating the synergies needed to draw it up and implement it, promoting healthy and sustainable food systems and identifying areas with potential for setting up Agri-Food Parks were some of the topics covered in this workshop, which brought together around 40 participants.

The mapping of local dynamics, the evolution of the metropolitan food system over the last few decades, the synergies generated under the European project FoodCLIC - integrated urban FOOD policies - developing sustainability Co-benefits, spatial Linkages, social Inclusion and sectoral Connections to transform food systems in city-regions, the most relevant trends in recent years, and the indicators for assessing the sustainability of food systems were also discussed at the workshop.

The event also featured an inspiring presentation by Carolina Yacaman-Ochoa, from the Autonomous University of Madrid, on agri-food parks in the Madrid Metropolitan Area.

Updated on 20/04/2023
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