The Food Cities 2022 Partnership Meetings - May - July 2022

Cities in the partnership share their work and explore food system issues together in fortnightly meetings. We invite you to watch these back to learn about their successes and challenges. 

The Food Economy

How can cities stimulate a healthier, sustainable food economy?

In the first session we hear from Pune, India, Mzuzu, Malawi, Birmingham, UK and Rajkot, India.

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Chair: Vuyo Jayiya, Deputy Head: Agribusiness, Durban, South Africa

Mr. Madhav Jagtap, Deputy Municipal Commissioner - Encroachment Department, Pune Municipal Corporation, India (download presentation)

Catherine Mzumara, Strategical Lead for Mzuzu Food City, Mzuzu, Malawi

Dr Rosemary Jenkins, Public Health Officer – Food System Team, Birmingham, UK (download presentation)

Mr. Amit Arora, Commissioner of Rajkot, Rajkot Municipal Corporation, India (download presentation)

Citizen Engagement

Actions to maximise participation in interventions to support access to healthier, sustainable food.

In the second session we hear from Surat, India, Nairobi, Kenya and Ujjain, India. 

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Chair: Sukhwinder Singh, Designated Officer-cum-Licensing Authority, Head of Deptt. Food Safety Administration, U.T. Chandigarh, India

Speakers: Dr. Ashish Naik, Deputy Commissioner of Health and Hospital, Surat Municipal Corporation, India (download presentation)

Winfred Katumo, Director of Public Communications, Nairobi City County, Kenya (download presentation)

Mr Anshul Gupta, IAS & Ex-IPS Officer, Ujjain, India (download presentation)

Tackling Food Insecurity

Actions that support the most vulnerable citizens to access nutritious food.

In the third session we hear from Johannesburg, South Africa, Nowapara, Bangladesh and Birmingham, UK.

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Chair: Catherine Mzumara, Strategical Lead for Mzuzu Food City, Mzuzu, Malawi

Speakers: Dr Tinashe Mushayanyama, Director: Integrated Policy Planning and Research, City of Johannesburg: Social Development Department (download presentation)

Sumaiya Binte Selim – Nowapara, Bangladesh (download presentation)

Dr Rosemary Jenkins, Birmingham Dr Rosemary Jenkins, Public Health, Food Systems Team in the Public Health division, Birmingham City Council (download presentation)


Our Partners

We are proud to work with a number of exciting international partners
on the FOOD CITIES 2022 Learning Partnership.

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