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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.

Published on lundi 16 janvier 2017

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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.

Published on jeudi 10 novembre 2016

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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.

Published on jeudi 04 août 2016

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Improved Cook Stoves Program in Bangladesh

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.

Published on vendredi 08 juillet 2016

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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.

Published on mercredi 25 mai 2016

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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.

Published on mercredi 04 mai 2016

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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.

Published on lundi 09 novembre 2015

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The student solidarity grocery store by Agorae at the Catholic University of Lille

Besides offering food assistance to students in Lille since 2012, the Agorae association is a lively and active place in its own right.

Published on jeudi 08 octobre 2015

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Starter: comprehensive social support in Lille

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.

Published on jeudi 06 août 2015

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From the Garden to the Restaurants of the Heart: a springboard initiative for employment integration

Since 2005, the Jardin d'Insertion in Villeneuve d'Ascq (town of Lille) has managed an integration project, based on market gardening activities, whose production is collected as food aid for Restos du Coeur (Restaurants of the Heart).

Published on mercredi 05 août 2015