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The Regional Group for Local Food (GRAP) to unite actors in local and organic food in Lyon
GRAP (Regional Group for Local Food) is a cooperative group of entrepreneurs created in November 2012. Its objective is to group the activities and projects linked to organic food within a radius of 150km around Lyon. It offers different pooled services (Accounting, IT, Finance and Business Support) and provides specialised support to the businesses that become integrated.
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.
An approach inspired by science to fight against poverty in France
Since 2014, the Association Resolis has identified and highlighted , according to an approach inspired by the model of scientific communities, original and exemplary initiatives which fight against poverty in France.
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.
Help to get out of over-indebtedness thanks to personalise help.
The councillors of the CRESUS association which accompanies indebted people step by step by suggesting budgets and solutions such as rescheduling their debts, in order to avoid social exclusion and becoming stuck in situations of long term indebtedness.
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.
The J2P social and cultural centre: giving people in the 19th a voice and the means to act
Since 2006, the residents' association J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit), has welcomed children, youths and adults in a friendly area in a little Parisian neighbourhood where a wide range of social, artistic and cultural activities are available. Operating according to a collaborative and partnership-based approach, this socio-cultural centre promotes the empowerment of residents and their ability to take hold of local social issues.
Budgetary support according to the Point Solutions Surendettement (P2S)
Since 2012, the team of volunteers and employees from Crédit Municipal de Paris has supported Parisians experiencing money problems: financial analysis, personalised advice, interventions from creditors, group workshops ... This experimental platform works in partnership with the Bank of France and advisors (social type services, specialised associations ...).
Solar Home System by Grameen Shakti: more renewable energy in Bangladesh
Grameen Shakti (GS) was established in 1996 in Bangladesh as a Not-for-profit company by Nobel Laureate Prof. Its Solar Home Systems (SHS) program aims at installing 6 million SHS by 2017. GS implements the Grameen Technology Centers (GTCs) program to support the services and maintenance of SHS by training women.