Cities

As urbanization rates across the globe are rising, cities are gaining an increasingly important role in the global malnutrition crisis. Secondary cities in particular offer a recognized entry point for food system transformation.

Bangladesh

Kenya

Rwanda

Dinajpur, Bangladesh
Dinajpur is located ca. 400 km North-West of Dhaka and has a population of about 300,000 inhabitants (2021) living on 24.5 km2. The Municipality of Dinajpur partners with the NICE consortium for this project. At least 45,000 of the city dwellers live in one of the city’s 69 slums.
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Rangpur, Bangladesh
Rangpur is located in the North-Western part of Bangladesh and has a population of nearly 800,000 inhabitants (2021) living on 205.8 km2. The Rangpur City Corporation partners with the NICE consortium for this project. At least 100,000 of the city dwellers live in one of the city’s 57 slums.
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Bungoma, Kenya
Bungoma is located in the Lake Victoria Basin in Western Kenya, close to the Ugandan border and has a population of around 270,000 inhabitants (2019).
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Busia, Kenya
Busia is located in the Lake Victoria Basin in Western Kenya, directly at the Ugandan border and has a population of around 110,000 inhabitants (2019) living on 45 km2.
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Rubavu, Rwanda
Rubavu is located in the Western part of Rwanda and has a population of around 150,000 inhabitants (2018) living on 45 km2.
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Rusizi, Rwanda
Rusizi is located in the Western part of Rwanda and has a population of around 70,000 inhabitants (2019) living on 88 km2
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