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4 March 2024

How do we build sustainable urban food systems?

Copyright by BASF.

Join us for a discussion on ways to feed an increasingly urbanised world in a sustainable manner. Invited experts will explore the challenges and opportunities of sustainable food systems. And they will share their insights from project work in six different countries on how we can collaboratively create more equitable and resilient urban food systems.



17:00 – Welcome and introduction
17:10 – Welcome by Mayor of Mbeya, Tanzania, Dormohamed Issa Rahmat
17:15 – Input on Strengthening Urban and Peri-urban Food Systems, Bernard Lehmann
17:45 – Learnings from the City Partnership Zurich with Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh and Mbeya, Tanzania, David Bexte and Agnes Mahembe
18:05 – Learnings from the NICE Project, Dominique Barjolle and Straton Habumugsiha
18:30 –  Discussion round
18:45 – Final word by Mayor of Dinajpur City, Bangladesh, Md Abu Toyeb Ali Dulal 19:00 –  Apéro
20:00 –  End of event

Organized by Helvetas, the Nutrition in City Ecosys- tems (NICE) Project and the World Food System Center.


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From 4 March 2024 at 17:00 to 4 March 2024 at 20:00


ETH Zurich, Leonhardstrasse 21, 8092 Zurich, LEE E 101 and online