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“If we work together with the health sector and other sectors, it’s easy to provide very nutritious and healthy products in schools” - Meti Tamrat

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“The procurement model [..] represents an opportunity to provide children with fresh, local and culturally appropriate food contributing to nutrition and food security. It’s at the same time an opportunity to support small local farmers and...

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“It’s important to link the procurement with some of the teaching, and that’s why I brought the potato to one of the conferences. It was just to show that often you forget what it is that we’re talking about: it’s just served on the plate, you eat it...

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‘The Power of the Public Plate’ Podcast explores the stories of champions of public food procurement. Brought to you by the UN One Planet Network and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, each episode unpacks how public authorities from...

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“Healthy is usually equated to expensive, but in Quezon City we were able to discover that it’s a matter of thinking outside of the box and thinking ‘how much more can I do with my food? How much do I value what I put inside my body? How much do I...

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“The government is a really big buyer, so [it] can use the strength to propose new and necessary patterns toward healthier and more sustainable parameters. Especially when we are talking about children and fundamental guarantees such as food security...

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“Using indigenous African vegetables has a lot of value. At the end of the day, actually all this group of top people who are equivalent of Ministers, they are County Ministers from the County of Busia, they were the first champions to begin to eat...

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“We need to take into account that the food system is a complex system, mainly due to its connection to a variety of policy fields, like [..] agriculture, environment, energy, health, education, infrastructure and so on. So this aspect implies that...

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“It requires collective action. So how do we bring together, build momentum, [..] prove points in cities and institutions around what’s possible? How do we learn from each other? And then how to leverage all of that leadership and creativity to...

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“It requires collective action. So how do we bring together, build momentum, [..] prove points in cities and institutions around what’s possible? How do we learn from each other? And then how to leverage all of that leadership and creativity to...

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Normative, the world’s first carbon accounting engine, has unveiled an emissions insights tool that will help guide SMEs committed to net zero.

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