Terms and conditions

By accessing the site you agree to use it in accordance with the Terms and Conditions set out below. 


The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (“GAIN”), the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact (“MUFPP”) and HIVOS Foundation (on behalf of RUAF) (together the “Partners”) have worked to launch this site with the objective of creating an environment in which to share best practices between cities, urban communities and other stakeholders, and promote greater discussion around the issues related to urban food systems and nutrition challenges and opportunities  (“Lawful Purposes of Use”).The Partners operate under the name “Food Action Cities”, however  no joint venture is created between the Partners.  

GAIN has agreed to manage the site on behalf of the Partners.  

If you have any queries, please contact us. 


2.1 Copyright 

This site and its content are protected by copyright and other intellectual property rights.  

a) The rights in the site are and remain owned or controlled by  the Partners.  

© GAIN, MUFPP, HIVOS. All rights reserved. 

b) The rights in the content of the site are and remain the property of its creator.  

All materials on this site are published with the permission of the relevant copyright owners. All rights in such materials are reserved and you must seek the permission of the copyright owners before you copy any material. 

If you consider any information on this site infringes the copyright of any person or organisation, please contact us. 

2.2 Trademarks 

The Partners’ respective name and logo are registered trademarks. Your access to or ueviewse of this site does not entitle you to copy, reproduce, rmodify, disseminate, publish or otherwise exploit the Partners’  name and logo except with the prior consent of the concerned Partner Any use of the any of the Partner’s name and logo without its  prior written permission is prohibited.  


The information contained in this site is provided for general purposes only and is meant to be used for the Lawful Purposes of Use Unlawful use such as using the site for spamming or unsolicited advertising or promotion is strictly prohibited. 

No reproduction of any part of the site may be sold or distributed for commercial gain nor shall it be modified or incorporated in any other work, publication or site – whether in hard copy or electronic format – without prior consent from the Partners or from the copyright owners. 

Content published on this website may be reproduced by way of printing, downloading and distributing, but shall remain at all times for lawful, non-commercial, informational, educational or personal purposes only. 


GAIN makes no warranty or representation, express or implied, in relation to this site or its content. This site and its content are provided “as is” and “as available”. 

The content of this site is believed to be correct at the time of inclusion. GAIN, with support of the rest of the Partners, attempts to ensure that the content of this site is accurate and current. However, content is subject to change and GAIN does not guarantee its currency, accuracy or completeness. GAIN cannot be held liable for any kind of damages, whether direct or indirect, resulting from use of or reliance on this site or its content, including reliance on the case studies published on the site.  

This site contains links to other independent third-party sites. Links to other sites are provided for information purposes, but these third-party sites are not under GAIN’s control, responsibility, liability or endorsement and GAIN cannot be held responsible for their content. If you use any third-party sites which this site may contain links to, GAIN is not responsible for and cannot guarantee the privacy practices of such sites. 

Information provided on this site on other organisations does not mean that these organisations endorse the Partners’ positions or activities. The views expressed  on this site do not necessarily reflect the views of the Partners’ donors or partners.  

On behalf of the Partners, GAIN reserves the right to make changes to these Terms and Conditions. Please refer to this page regularly to review these Terms and Conditions and any new information. 


This page was last updated on 18 June 2021.