Expected Annual Projected Benefits

52,500 tCO2eq


8,175,850 US$


35,319.8 US$






150,000 m3


Actions commited

Action 1.1

Create a working group/Department responsible for coordinating sustainable and healthy food policies within local government, ensuring transversal cooperation between at least the following municipal departments: economic development, health, environment, education, security, social rights and equality, in order to strengthen the agro-ecological transition, provide multilevel policy coherence, whilst ensuring urban/rural partnership.

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 2.1

Procure Planetary Health Diet alignment of compliant foods for all public sector catering (school canteens, hospitals and other public bodies).

Action 2.2

Run campaigns to raise public awareness and to commit residents to the Planetary Health Diet or a similar diet based on locally produced, sustainable and healthy food, rich in plant-based foods (fruit, vegetables, cereals, legumes and nuts), with a reduced consumption of meat and dairy and ultra-processed food high in fat, sugar and salt.

Action 3.1

Enable access to local, sustainable and/or organic food in social food provision facilities such as food banks, community kitchens, social supermarkets, delivery services for the vulnerable, voucher schemes, in line with the requirements of the Planetary Health Diet or a similar diet.

Action 4.3

Promote efficient and sustainable water consumption, which includes the use of reclaimed water in gardening and local agricultural production.

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 5.4

Provide and improve urban infrastructure (traffic-free streets, cycle lanes) for the non-motorised home delivery of local and sustainable food, support local community distribution networks, especially during extreme climate events.

Action 6.1

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

Action 6.3

Implement distinct food waste collection systems in hotels, restaurants, the catering sector, schools, hospitals and households, by introducing the necessary logistical developments. Ensure clear information and specific infrastructure (bins, compostable bags, etc.), particularly at the early stages of implementation in order to facilitate the adoption of the scheme.

Targeted inputs

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