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Zachran Jídlo: Fighting Food Waste at every step of the Food Chain
Zachran Jídlo is a Czech non-governmental organization that combats food waste by connecting and engaging actors present all along the food chain. The young co-founders decided in 2013 to raise awareness about food waste both among the urban population and the local rural producers and farmers. In 2014, the initiative extended its combat with campaigns to accustom customers to vegetables with low appearance standards. Their successful approach has been to bring back to light “Gleaning” practices and achieve to supply with fresh nutrients local food banks.
WATE TO TASTE SMALL SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS BASED ON THE MUSHROOM GROWING TECHNOLOGY
Mushroom growing technology is specific as it can be based on the different waste materials available in the close surrounding of the producer. EKOFUNGI developed its own innovative low cost investment approach (hardware and technology) which creates opportunity for founding and running sustainable business under different conditions.
FairTrade Africa's 'Growing women in coffee' project in Western Kenya
This project aims at improving livelihoods of 450 smallholder coffee women farmers in western Kenya by promoting sustainable production and trade through implementation of climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which include Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and construction of domestic biogas units as an alternative to firewood and charcoal.
The Garden of Little Passages: a tool for social cohesion and environmental awareness
Since 2007, the social and cultural centre J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit) has managed one of 17 community gardens in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. This collective garden is designed, maintained and managed by people of all ages who organise various activities to promote good quality food, in partnership with the Alinéa association. It is also the key link with other community gardens in the arrondissement via the Jardizneuf collective as well as the association AMAP Ourcq.
Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Improved Cook Stoves program aims at promoting improved cooking stoves in Bangladesh in order to improve the health conditions of women and to save the amount of fuel consumed for cooking.
AFRD support programs for female farmers in Georgia
The Association for Farmers Rights Defence gives support to all famers. In particular, they organize trainings and specific workshops designed for female farmers, regarding agricultural practices, several of them specifically on sustainable practices. Member of the European Forum EUFRAS, the AFRD also organizes many seminars, meetings and public discussions.
Jalavahini program for women resilience against climate change in Sri Lanka
The Jalavahini program aims at providing a series of training programs for Women community leaders in Sri Lanka, which are capacity building training sessions on climate change adaptation, as well as a follow-up climate smart home gardening program.
The "Eat as much as you want" programme from Champs du Coeur in the 15th of Paris
The association Champs du Coeur (“Fields of the Heart”) promotes the development of jobs and activities with a high social, economic and environmental utility. Since 2013, it has offered solutions to social integration and social catering in the 15th arrondissement of Paris.
Since 1996, the Lille Starter Association offers activities to help out, share, communicate, create relationships between neighbours ... It is well recognised locally particularly for its help and advice on job searches as well as for facilitating the life of the neighbourhood.