How are new food systems redefining urban-rural linkages?

Europe’s urban areas are provided with food through spatially extended food supply chains. Recently, an increasing awareness about some of the negative social, cultural, economic, health and environmental side effects of globalised food chains has emerged. Regional food policies are trying to reshape rural-urban linkages through food and to create links with other policy domains like public health, social equity and regional economic growth.



How will ROBUST deal with sustainable food systems?

Jurij Kobal and Mojca Hrabar (OIKOS), the leaders of ROBUST's Community of Practice on sustainable food systems, share some details on the subject in an interview.


Read the full interview »




News about Rural-Urban Europe and the ROBUST project is published regularly in the INFORMED CITIES newsletter.

ROBUST is a European research project involving 24 partners from 11 countries. ROBUST receives funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 727988.

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