This mapping project is intended to have many benefits including:

  • Highlighting and promoting important community-based initiatives that are contributing to Inuit food security
  • Facilitating partnerships and improving coordination between community-based initiatives
  • Bringing attention to the food insecurity situation in Inuit communities
  • Helping guide decisions about where to direct resources
  • Informing advocacy and influencing policy

The Inuit Community-Based Food Initiatives Map will display information on the following initiatives:

  • Hunter Support Programs
  • Regional Price Monitoring Projects
  • School Food Programs
  • Country Food Knowledge Sharing Programs
  • Country Food Markets
  • Commercial Hunts
  • Community Freezer Programs
  • Community Kitchens
  • Land-Based Initiatives
  • Greenhouses
  • Food Banks
  • In-Store Healthy Food Promotion Activities
  • Country Food Processors
  • Soup Kitchens
  • Community-Led Food Security Research Projects

The Inuit Food Security Initiatives Mapping Project is being developed by the Inuit Food Security Working Group. The membership of the working group consists of representatives from Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), Inuit Land Claim Organizations, Inuit Circumpolar Council – Canada, Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada and the National Inuit Youth Council.

If you are affiliated with any of these initiatives, please consider filling out the form below as completely as possible. The information will then appear on a public website so that others can learn about your community-based initiative. Please direct any questions or comments to [email protected].