Jeremy Iles

COP 27 – agroecology

You remember COP26? Glasgow, November 2021. With ever increasing evidence of the urgent need to relocalise our food systems it is time to start building momentum towards COP27 which will be 7-18 November in Egypt. There’s momentum building to get sustainabale regenerative food systems endorsed as an outcome of COP 27 – agroecology in a …

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Latest news – May/June

PINGs Our latest Policy Influencers Network Group #4 had 45 participants from across the UK, with a good number of local authorities engaged in healthy discussions about Land Use, planning and the urgent demand for more urban food production.   You can read more detail about our innovative collaborative policy drafting, and watch the recording …

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Land Use and Urban Food Security PING # 4

‘Ideal planning policy that supported local food production? A policy that integrates biodiversity increase with food production increase and comprehensively covers production, grower employment right through to supply chain and community needs’. ‘Biodiversity enhancement and local sustainable food growing should be an overarching priority in all local authority strategic policies, including local planning strategies’. Participants …

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UAC Feb 2002 – news

February 2022. Progress and forthcoming events.Many thanks to everyone who helped us develop the Urban Agriculture Consortium’s ever evolving networks in 2021. We look forward to more collaboration and progress in 2022. The next PING – Policy Influencers Network Group is on Wednesday 2 March at 14.00 -16.30. We’ll be examining changing priorities & narratives around locally …

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