The Milan Urban Food Policy Pact is one of the most important legacies of the Expo 2015 – the Universal Exposition with the theme “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life!”. The city of Milan took advantage of its position in the global spotlight to propose an international protocol that engaged more than 100 global cities for the development of food systems, based on the principles of sustainability and social justice.
We invite you to explore this interactive infographic – click on the country to see the geographic distribution, hover over the bar to see how many cities in each country are involved, and check out which global capitals are leading in efforts to create more sustainable food systems. What surprises you most? Is your country present? Is your city? Do you know of urban food policies that are already implemented?
For some inspiration, the e-book “Milan Urban Food Policy Pact. Selected Good Practices from Cities” gives 49 examples of urban food policies that tackle food security, the fight against hunger and obesity, waste reduction, youth education and fair trade purchase, amongst others, in order to shape responsible food communities. Download is free, check it out!