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About Foodlinks

Foodlinks is a collaborative project funded by the Seventh Framework Programme of the European Commission with the purpose of evaluating knowledge brokerage activities to promote sustainable food consumption and production: linking scientists, policymakers and civil society organizations.  More about Foodlinks

Video from the final Foodlinks conference on October 16, 2013 in Brussels

Documentation of the Final Conference

Documentation of the Conference: Sustainable food communities of practice – meet and eat. Read more (1.7 MB)

Major output from the Foodlinks project (practice-oriented)

 

 

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Short Food Supply Chains as drivers of sustainable development. This document provides evidences on the diversity of short food supply chains in Europe and their contribution to sustainable rural development.
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Revaluing Public Sector Food Procurement in Europe - An Action Plan for Sustainability. This report reflects innovative approaches to public sector food procurement, and offers an Action Plan to encourage urban governments to engage in sustainable purchasing practices.
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Urban Food Strategies - the rough guide to sustainable food systems. This guide provides motivation and support for those actors interested in building more sustainable food systems in urban contexts.
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This booklet is based on lessons learned during the FP7 project FOODLINKS, which experimented with different tools for knowledge brokerage activities as integrative modalities of linking research to policy making around the issue of sustainable food consumption and production.

For more information see page with project results.