Abu Dhabi Joins Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

Abu Dhabi Joins Milan Urban Food Policy Pact

The pact was signed by H.E Dr. Salem Al Kaabi, Director General of Operations Affairs at the Department of Municipalities and Transport

During the World Union of Wholesale Markets 2022 Conference, Abu Dhabi signed the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (MUFPP), joining over 250 cities worldwide committed to more sustainable food systems.  

The pact was signed by His Excellency Dr. Salem Al Kaabi, Director General of Operations Affairs at the Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) on behalf of Abu Dhabi government. The Milan Pact, is a global initiative involving over 250 cities representing 450 million people.

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As well as offering a comprehensive framework, the pact includes recommendations and actions that will support planning of laws and systems, the production and distribution of sustainable food systems and supply networks, and how to avoid wasting food resources.

Through this pledge, the Abu Dhabi Government aims to ensure the achievement of an integrated food security system, which is one of the most critical priorities of governments and organisations worldwide.

Abu Dhabi seeks to use the latest digital innovations and artificial intelligence to stimulate the agricultural sector and achieve sustainable food production.

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