Building Resilience to COVID-19 in City Region Food Systems

By |2021-11-16T09:35:40+01:00November 16th 2021|Climate Change & Resilience, Urban Health, , , , , |

City region food systems are affected by diverse shocks such as a pandemic. It is therefore essential that cities develop respective resilience strategies, argue Isabella Trapani, Guido Santini, and Roman Malec from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).

E-Commerce in Ecuador: Farmers Oppose the Pandemic

By |2021-11-09T09:26:45+01:00November 8th 2021|Smart & Digital Development, Urban Health, , , , |

The pandemic has been especially challenging for the agricultural sector. But a new farmer-owned online marketplace puts sustainable produce on the table and creates jobs for rural communities. By Rosa Rodriguez

Visiting and Recognising San Pablo, Ecuador

By |2020-03-09T09:29:04+01:00March 5th 2020|Climate Change & Resilience, , , , |

Narrated from a community leader's viewpoint, we take a look at the neighbourhood of San Pablo, Ecuador, where the project "Guardians of the Hill" conserves urban ecosystems while at the same time empowering female community members.

Empowering Communities to Build Resilience: Quito, Ecuador

By |2019-10-01T09:24:27+02:00October 1st 2019|Climate Change & Resilience, Urban & Metropolitan Governance, , , , , |

Quito, Ecuador is facing a variety of natural hazards, making it imperative to develop proper resilience strategies. David Jácome Polit, the city's Chief Resilience Officer, explains why any such strategy has to be based on a neighbourhood's social structure.

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