The Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) is an international network of cities and city-based partner organizations which focuses on the relationships between rapid urbanization, informality, inclusive growth and urban food systems in the Global South.
The HCP conducts collaborative research, training and advocacy with the objective of providing innovative solutions to the challenge of building sustainable cities and policies and programs that promote food security in the cities.
The HCP currently operates in China, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Mexico, Mozambique and South Africa and is funded by the International Partnerships for Sustainable Societies (IPaSS) program of the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC).
Godfrey Tawodzera of the African Centre for Cities at University of Cape Town and a Hungry Cities Partnership QE Scholar at Wilfrid Laurier University authors paper on the informal food sector in Cape Town
Godfrey Tawodzera of the African Centre for Cities at University of Cape Town and a Hungry…
Ndeyapo Nickanor, Hungry Cities Partnership QE Scholar, co-authors article in Sustainability with Jonathan Crush and Lawrence Kazembe
Ndeyapo Nickanor, Hungry Cities Partnership QE Scholar, co-authors article in Sustainability with Jonathan Crush and Lawrence…
Mary Caesar, Hungry Cities Partnership QE Scholar, co-authors paper on gender and food insecurity in Cape Town with Banting Post-Doctoral Fellow, Liam Riley
Mary Caesar, Hungry Cities Partnership QE Scholar, co-authors paper on "Gender Inequality, Poverty and Urban Household…
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About one in every four households in Mexico City are severely food insecure, while another quarter…
This is the first city-wide representative household food security survey of Cape Town and contributes significantly…
This report presents the results of a city-wide household food security survey of 1,434 Nairobi households,…
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HCP Discussion Paper No. 25: The Climate Change-Food Security Nexus: Intergovernmental Frameworks and Hyper-Experimentation in Cities
In this discussion paper we detail the challenges of tackling the food security-climate change nexus in…
HCP Discussion Paper No. 24: Achieving Urban Food Security through a Public-Private Hybrid Food Provisioning System: A Case Study of Nanjing, China
Private and public markets are two models of urban food retailing governance. This paper examines the…
In South Africa, the informal food sector is either criminalized or ignored, despite the important role…