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Next Brussels Briefing n. 50: “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities”

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The next Brussels Development Briefing no. 50 on “Growing food in the cities: Successes and new opportunities” will take place on 10 April 2018 from 09h00 to 13h00, ACP Secretariat, Brussels 451 Avenue Georges Henri, 1200 Brussels. This Briefing is organised by the ACP-EU Technical Centre for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation (CTA), in collaboration with the European Commission / DEVCO, the ACP Secretariat, and CONCORD .

This Briefing will discuss the development of urban agriculture in Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific, looking at successful urban agribusinesses and the innovations, partnerships and policy developments that are creating new opportunities in this field.

In particular, the Briefing will feature an exchange of views and experiences around agriculture in urban and peri-urban areas, and the main drivers for its growth and uptake by youth and women. It will share best practices and achievements across ACP countries from the private and public sectors, and will discuss the factors for success, their replicability, and potential for upscaling.

The intended outcome of the Briefing is to contribute towards successful strategies and partnerships that will promote sustainable, resilient and inclusive urban food production, and identify promising opportunities across the value chains with insight from policymakers, research networks, private sector representatives, experts, civil society groups, development practitioners, and international organisations.

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Online registration is required at https://tinyurl.com/ybbfqq6o which is linked to the website where all documents are regularly posted.

The Briefing will also be webstreamed at: https://youtu.be/25DZls62Zzs


Avenue Georges Henri 451
B - 1200 Bruxelles - Brussels
Belgique - Belgium
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Tel: +32 2 743 06 00
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