Within urban areas, agriculture helps cities to be resilient, ecological, inclusive and sustainable. Producing food is a skill useful at any age.
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Beacons of hope
21 global initiatives that are working to achieve sustainable, equitable, and secure food systems.
Resistance Seeds by Grupo Semillas
Short film that explains the importance of the seed and the current problems related to its production and distribution.
Vananda Shiva in Barcelona 2018
Statement by Vandana Shiva, ecologist, regarding the food system and the current economic model.
Soils for food security and climate by 4 per 1000
Short film that illustrates why it is important that we care about the ground.
Milan Urban Food Policy Pact
Network of cities around the world, working together and sharing knowledge to build resilient and sustainable cities.
Green Bronx Machine
School project that teaches socially disadvantaged children to grow vegetables and is building a new local economy.
Sustainable agroecologiacal farm sharing knowledge through courses, seeds, plants and books helping others to implement practical and integrated solutions.
Veta la Palma
Farm within the Doñana National Park where fish, rice, cattle and horses are grown based on the principles of sustainability.
4 per 1000
Initiative that promotes climate change mitigation, through the increase in soil organic carbon (0.4%) in the top of agricultural soils.
A Growing Culture
Organization promoting and facilitating collective learning between farmers, supporting agroecological innovations and a sustainable food system.
Movement fostering positive stories to strength socio-environmental causes, build partnerships and co-create campaigns with other groups around the world.
Sustainable Development Goals
Call for action by all countries to promote prosperity while protecting the planet.