This collaboration was initiated with the support of FAO Food for cities initiative, Global Food Security Cluster/Urban Working Group, Habitat International Coalition (HIC), ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability, ILO, International Urban Food Network (IUFN), International network of Resource Centres on Urban Agriculture and Food security (RUAF), UN-Habitat, United Nations Capital Development (UNCDF), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), World Food Programme (WFP) and Prince of Wales’ International Sustainability Unit (ISU).
Habitat International Coalition (HIC) is the global network for rights related to habitat. Through solidarity, and support for social movements and organizations, HIC struggles for social justice, gender equality and environmental sustainability, and works on human rights related to housing and land in both rural and urban areas.
Local Governments for Sustainability represents more than 1000 metropolises, cities, urban regions and towns – over 660 million people in 85 countries. ICLEI aims to build healthy and happy communities by providing support to create sustainable, resilient, resource-efficient, biodiverse, low-carbon cities and develop an inclusive, green urban economy.