Promoting a circular economy for healthier soils and cleaner cities

The RUNRES Project

The rural-urban nexus – Establishing a nutrient loop to improve city region food system resilience.

The vision of RUNRES is to build locally important value chains (i.e. fruit, coffee, cassava, vegetables) and rural and urban waste recycling solutions to improve the flow of resources and the resilience of rural-urban food systems in the follow four city regions:

  • Arba Minch, Ethiopia
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Bukavu, Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Msunduzi, South Africa