URBAN FOOD SYSTEMS
These challenges affect agricultural productivity, food handling, distribution, storage, consumption and waste disposal.
Increased intensity and frequency of extreme weather events.
We are in the midst of the 6th mass extinction.
Pollution & Ecosystem Loss
Land, water and air pollution. Accelerated loss of forests, rangelands, wetlands.
Growing global populations, increased urbanization, changing diets and consumption patterns.
Economic & Social Challenges
Rise in hunger, malnutrition, conflicts, economic crisis, inequalities, and epidemics.