Urban allotments, gardens in the peripheries, reconcile man with the nature.
HORTIS project wanted to contribute to fight social exclusion, and to promote lifelong learning among adults through community and urban gardening.
The project main objectives have been:
1) To train a new generation of trainers on community gardening able to set up and run community gardens, attracting and engaging the local community.
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Launched by: Fondation Nicolas Hulot (FNH), the International Urban Food Network (IUFN) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
Highlighting the strategic links between SUSTAINABLE FOOD, SUSTAINABLE URBAN DEVELOPMENT and CLIMATE CHANGE, this initiative will showcase successful mechanisms and approaches to help respond to the challenges of achieving sustainable urban food systems in a changing climate. And it will usefully add to policy discussions for COP21, and beyond.
What will CLIMATE CHANGE URBAN FOOD initiative bring you?
4 webinars (2 in English, 2 in French) featuring international experts and practitioners discussing keys of implementing synergies between climate and food action at local level.
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