NICE discussing how multi-level governance helps secure urban food security, the right to food and healthy diets

Cities stand as pivotal players in shaping the trajectory of food systems across urban, peri-urban and rural landscapes, as well as in implementing the right to food and enabling healthy diets. This urban shift brings both opportunities and challenges to the forefront. The critical role of cities in addressing challenges within food systems and countering …

Join us for a lively discussion about how do we build sustainable urban food systems?

Together with the World Food System Center at ETH Zürich and Helvetas, NICE is co-organizing a public event discussing sustainable urban food systems in Zurich, Switzerland. Join us for a discussion on ways to feed an increasingly urbanized world in a sustainable manner. Invited experts, amongst whom Prof. Dr. Bernard Lehmann, High Lvel Panel of …

NICE @ ETH Food Day 2023

NICE participated with 3 posters in the 2023 edition of ETH World Food Center’s Food Day 02Nov2023 in Zurich and appreciated the great opportunity for exchanging on ideas, insights and innovations with like-minded people and initiatives, and simple networking.

NICE organizing a sponsored session “Cities Session: Nutrition Interventions to Close the Micronutrient Gap in Secondary Cities” at the 6th Micronutrient Forum Global Conference 16-20Oct2023 in The Hague

Secondary cities tend to be better linked with their surrounding foodshed than primate cities and act as important platforms to trade agricultural produce within their rural surrounding. With more and more people living in cities, urban food systems become increasingly important, and urban contexts and modern lifestyles also present opportunities to better reach consumers through …

NICE hosting a Breakfast Partner Side Event at Women Deliver 2023 in Kigali on “Empowering women as change agents in nutrition-sensitive food systems”

Women play an essential role in food systems, often leading growing, processing, and marketing of food. When women are given equal opportunities to succeed, they can be powerful agents driving economic growth, peace, and improved quality of life. On 19Jul2023, NICE hold an inspiring #Women Deliver 2023 Partner Side Event on “Empowering women as change …

NICE at the 2023 World Congress of the International Association for Landscape Ecology, Nairobi

On 12Jul2023, Straton Habumugisha, NICE Country Manager Rwanda, took the opportunity to showcase the NICE project in IALE World Congress‘ special session on Food sensitive planning levers for sustainability: scales and spaces. In the presentation, the numerous dimensions of malnutrition in Western Rwanda and their request for collaborative, multisectoral, social-ecological interventions have been shared with …

Inspiring exchanges at the Food Policy Symposium at City, University of London

Inspiring good practices, challenging ideas and a lot of food policy insights and potential ways forward toward food systems transformation have been shared and discussed by more than 200 stakeholders at the 2023 Food Policy Symposium at City, University of London end of Apr2023. The NICE team enjoyed being part of the symposium and gaining …

NICE at the 1st Eastern Africa Agroecology Conference

The NICE project was sharing its experiences with the modified FAO SHARP tool with a broad audience in the frame of the 1st Eastern Africa Agroecology Conference held in Nairobi 21-24Mar2023. The respective presentation of Sophie van den Berg and Elizabeth Imbo can be found here: EAAC__240FarmResilience_withtext_21.03.23.pptx – Google Slides The respective abstract book also …