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Report of the Interdepartmental Working Group on Food for the cities

By: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Rome (Italy) | Committee on Agriculture Rome 31 march-4 april 2003.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: FAO Committee on Agriculture (COAG) ; Inf.5.Analytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Rome (Italy) : FAO, 2003Description: 4 pages.Other title: Informe del Grupo de Trabajo Interdepartamental sobre Alimentos para las Ciudades.Subject(s): Food and Agriculture Organization | Food safety AGROVOC | Food production | Marketing channels AGROVOCSummary: The Interdepartmental Working Group on Food for the Cities (IDWG-FFC), formed following on the recommendation of the 15th Session of COAG in 1999, reported to the 16th Session in 2001 on activities undertaken by its sub-groups on Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture, and on Food Supply and Distribution to Cities. In the Medium-Term Plan 2002-20071, Food for the Cities was identified as one of the Priority Areas for Inter-disciplinary Action (PAIA), and the IDWG-FFC proceeded to steer the work of the new PAIA-FFC. Technical areas covered by the PAIA-FFC include urban food security and nutrition, urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA), food marketing and distribution, food processing and street-foods, environment and food safety, urban and peri-urban land tenure and planning, urban forestry, policies and programmes, as well as institutional aspects.
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Committee on agriculture, seventeenth Session. Rome, 31 march-4 april 2003

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The Interdepartmental Working Group on Food for the Cities (IDWG-FFC), formed following on the recommendation of the 15th Session of COAG in 1999, reported to the 16th Session in 2001 on activities undertaken by its sub-groups on Urban and Peri-Urban Agriculture, and on Food Supply and Distribution to Cities. In the Medium-Term Plan 2002-20071, Food for the Cities was identified as one of the Priority Areas for Inter-disciplinary Action (PAIA), and the IDWG-FFC proceeded to steer the work of the new PAIA-FFC. Technical areas covered by the PAIA-FFC include urban food security and nutrition, urban and peri-urban agriculture (UPA), food marketing and distribution, food processing and street-foods, environment and food safety, urban and peri-urban land tenure and planning, urban forestry, policies and programmes, as well as institutional aspects.

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