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Planning for Food Systems Workshop at Habitat 3 Conference in Quito

Thursday, October 13, 2016  
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The workshop, titled 'Planning for Food Systems in Urban Settlements: Lessons and Challenges from North America', will focus on planning tools that strengthen the capacity of local governments in improving food security and agricultural viability, as well as strategies for how strengthening food systems can help advance the goals of the New Urban Agenda.

Workshop organizers would like to tailor the workshop especially for the audience in attendance and are requesting interested participants to fill out a brief RSVP form. Below are links to more information about the workshop.

Press Release




The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.