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Public procurement in Africa benefitting family farmers and schools

An innovative partnership spanning five African countries is providing important lessons on how governments can procure food for public institutions, such as schools, directly from small-scale family farmers. Modelled on Brazil’s achievements in fighting hunger and poverty, the Purchase from Africans for Africa programme (PAA Africa) helps promote local agricultural production while also improving livelihoods and nutrition.

Concordia University Food services tender focuses on nutrition and local sourcing

What does the Concordia community want in the way of food services?

According to the comprehensive consultation process that began in fall 2013, students, faculty and staff want to know where their food comes from and what’s in it. And they want it to be nutritious and reasonably priced.

Webinar: Local Food Procurement in the Broader Public Sector

Hosted by: Sustain Ontario


This webinar is the sixth in a series of conversations hosted by Sustain Ontario relating to municipal level food policy in Ontario.

Join us for a public webinar, as we highlight opportunities for Local Food Procurement in the Ontario Broader Public Sector. Go directly to the registration page.