Horizon 2020 – CITIES2030

“Co-creating resilient and sustainable food systems towards FOOD2030”

CITIES2030 vision is to connect short food supply chains, gathering consumers, strategic and complement industry partners, the civil society, promising start-ups and enterprises, innovators and visionary thinkers, leading universities and research across the vast diversity of disciplines addressing CRFS, including food science, social science and big data.

CITIES2030 activates, accelerates, structures and generates 9 front-runners EU cities pilots and 2 regions, whilst establishing corresponding numbers of policy and living labs, and further deploys to a total of 50 EU cities pilots by 16.10.2024 on the World Food Day that year.

Project timeframe: November, 2020 – October, 2024

The Role of Smart & Lean
WP2: This work package aims to create an ethical framework which will implement to each of the activities planned in the project. Smart & Lean contributes all tasks on this work package.
This work package aims to create project system thinking framework. Smart & Lean is Task Leader coordinates the activities.
: This work package explores challenges from the real-life food value chain and builds capacities in all agents of the Food System and Ecosystem Arena (FSEA) to generate sustainable food supply chains and corresponding City and Region Food System (CRFS). Smart & Lean is team leader of the work package.

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 101000640.

Rural Systemic Transformation

PoliRural aims to model rural attractiveness system e.g. responses, factors, loops and weights. See below one well known situation of Häme (FI) based on the data from the years 2009-2019. What kind of policy measures are needed to change the trend? Sources: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/00220388.2020.1808199https://www.wur.nl/en/show/Rural-transformation-through-food-system-development.htmhttps://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S221191242030095Xhttps://www.ifad.org/en/web/operations/project/id/2000002242https://www.devex.com/news/how-to-put-farmers-in-control-of-food-systems-transformation-96285