“Hungry Cities Partnership” planning meeting in Waterloo, Canada
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Tue, 2018-07-10 08:11

The “Hungry Cities Partnership” held its second planning meeting this year at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, on 5th and 6th of July 2018. The meeting brought together partners from Nanjing (China), Kingston (Jamaica), Nairobi (Kenya), Maputo (Mozambique), Cape Town (South Africa) and other associate members. The meeting was coordinated by Prof. Jonathan Crush (Balsillie School of International Affairs), Dr. Bruce Frayne (University of Waterloo), Dr. Gareth Hysom (African Centre for Cities, University of Cape Town) and Maria Salamone (Balsillie School of International Affairs). Dr. Samuel Owuor of the Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, who attended the meeting, is a research partner in the Hungry Cities Partnership, as well as the Team Leader of the Nairobi City Case Study, together with Dr. Stellah Mukhovi, Dr. Teresa Mbatia and Dr. Jackie Walubwa.

The Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP), http://hungrycities.net/, is an international network of cities and city-based partner organizations which focuses on the relationships between rapid urbanization, informality, inclusive growth and urban food systems in the Global South. The HCP conducts collaborative research, training and advocacy with the objective of providing innovative solutions to the challenge of building sustainable cities and policies and programs that promote food security in the cities. The HCP currently operates in China, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique and South Africa and is funded by the International Partnerships for Sustainable Development (IPaSS) program of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).

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