Expected Annual Projected Benefits

9,000 tCO2eq


4,331,780 US$


107,149 US$






75,000 m3


Actions commited

Action 1.2

Strengthen stable partnerships and cooperation between local administrations and civil society, community organisations, business sectors and other stakeholders committed to ensuring the right to food for all, through the co-production of just, healthy, nutritious and sustainable food policies.

Action 1.3

Actively work with international platforms and networks and commit to declarations of action aimed at improving the sustainability of local food systems (such as MUFPP, C40, national networks or/and Glasgow Food and Climate Declaration).

Action 1.5

Embed food and climate nexus in existing municipal policies, plans and strategies.

Action 1.6

Commit to a quantitative reduction in GHG emissions in the agri-food system by 2030.

Action 2.4

Promote the adoption of the Planetary Health Diet or a similar one in the hospitality sector by putting sustainable and healthy food on the menu of hotels, restaurants and cafés, and in the food service industry as a whole.

Action 3.3

Ensure wide access to local and organic food through public food procurement policies, founded on the Planetary Health Diet or a similar one.

Action 4.1

Train farmers in organic and agro-ecological production practices.

Action 4.2

Promote multifunctional peri-urban agricultural parks that incorporate land banks, farm business incubators and community seed banks, which will promote sustainable agri-food production and boost local food supply.

Action 4.4

Promote green infrastructure networks, open spaces and ecological corridors (hedges, urban gardens, etc.) that are connected to sustainable urban and rural agricultural activities.

Action 5.2

Provide public and accessible spaces for the distribution of local, nutritious and organic produce: wholesale, municipal or farmers markets; local food networks; small food retailers, etc.

Action 5.3

Produce updated maps and online directories of local agro-ecological food supply chain actors, including producers, processing units and distribution points.

Action 6.1

Organise communication campaigns to encourage consumers to change their habits in order to prevent food loss and waste.

Action 6.4

Support the development of composting systems (to obtain organic fertiliser), systems that transform urban food waste into animal feed, and/or energy recovery plants (through which biogas and biomethane can be obtained).

Custom actions

Custom Food Production Action

4.5 Conservation of agricultural land through protection figures in the Urban Master Plan.

Custom Food Supply and Distribution Action

5.5 Define of the baseline for local/organic products consumption in Vitoria-Gasteiz.

Custom Food Waste Action

6.6 Baseline quantifying for municipal food loss and food waste.

Targeted inputs

Overall aspiration of the food policies committed to The Barcelona Challenge.