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Why join CityFood?


The Global CityFood Program aims to transform food systems using the bottom up approach - starting with cities and citizens, connecting them with regional, national and global stakeholders.


    Therefore, CityFood's uniqueness is attributed to:

    image/svg+xmlRegional PresenceCityFood is aglobal networkwith offices in allregions and consolidatedcity connections. Browse through ourRegional Hubsto learn more.Systems ApproachDeveloping asystemic approachto food policy basedon multi-level governance,CityFood encouragescollaboration betweenvarious stakeholdersincluding policy-makers,researchers, consumersand theprivate sector.DiversityCityFood includesa diverse rangeof cities andsubnational levelsglobally.Knowledge & ExpertiseCityFoodbrings togetherurban food expertsfrom across the globeand connects to500+ ICLEI expertsin variousrelated domains.ExperienceCityFood has beensupporting citiesin their transitionto sustainableand resilientfood systemssince 2013.Global AdvocacyCityFood is activelyinvolved in globalpolicy dialogues,advocating foreffectivemulti-level foodgovernanceand sustainableurban food systems.

    Benefits for CityFood members:

    • Access to expert knowledge in various food related fields (such as public procurement, climate change, nature-based-solutions, social innovation, to mention a few);
    • Opportunities for peer-to-peer learning and city-to-city exchanges as well as access to  knowledge products, events and webinars;
    • Collaborative fundraising opportunities on sustainable food initiatives to achieve health, social, economic and environmental benefits;
    • Opportunities  to engage in dialogues with national and international policy makers and agencies to support food policy development and implementations.


    Join us!

    Reach out to us if you would like to be part of ICLEI CityFood by writing to cityfood [at] iclei [dot] org.