HCP Workshop in Nanjing Report
The Hungry Cities Partnership (HCP) and Nanjing University, China organized a workshop entitled “Wet Market and Urban Food System in Nanjing” on January 12, 2017 at the School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences of Nanjing University in Nanjing, China. The workshop aimed to disseminate the results of the HCP household food security survey in Nanjing to government officials and researchers and to discuss the management of the urban food system. It also facilitated communication and understanding between the HCP team and local government officials regarding research themes in 2017. Presenters included Prof. Jonathan Crush, HCP Postdoctoral Fellow Zhenzhong Si, and officials from Nanjing City Administration Bureau, Nanjing Urban Planning Bureau, Commerce Bureau of Jianye District, the manager of the Nanjing Wholesale Market and the manager of Heyuan Wet Market. The officials gave presentations on various relevant policies and regulations and the government’s efforts to manage street vending, and govern the development of wet markets and wholesale markets in Nanjing. Other participants included Professor Xianjin Huang (Vice Dean of the School of Geographic and Oceanographic Sciences of Nanjing University), Associate Professor Dr. Taiyang Zhong, Associate Research Fellow Dr. Shuangshuang Tang and Dr. Jinliao He from Nanjing University, HCP PDF Cameron McCordic, Mr. Roger Dickinson from South Africa, and other researchers and graduate students from Nanjing University.