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International Exchange Forum on Sustainable Public Food Procurement 2022: Overcoming challenges and learning lessons from local governments

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the German Institute of Development and Sustainability (IDOS) are jointly organizing an International Exchange Forum on Sustainable Public Food Procurement. This three-day event will create a space for procurement actors from academia, the public sector and civil society organisations to form partnerships and participate in exchanges on an international scale. 

With technical and regional discussion sessions, the event aims to facilitate the exchanges on the following key topics in relation to Sustainable Public Food Procurement:

  • the role and responsibility of local governments
  • the link of SPFP to the broader debate on public procurement
  • entry points for transforming current agri-food systems to be more sustainable
  • the inclusion of vulnerable groups
  • the importance of partnerships and networks
  • regulatory challenges

Simultaneous translations to and from English, Spanish and French will be provided throughout the event. Registration link will be available soon. For more information, please contact: Evelien Fiselier:

Published on October 3, 2022
Event start date
08:00 am
Event end date
04:00 pm

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