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The European CSA Movement Supports the Common Agriculture and Food Policy for Radical Ecological Change

URGENCI, the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)1 network and its national members from 12 European countries held an advocacy capacity building session in Brussels. This training session took place on the 14th, 15th, 16th of May. CSA advocates had an unprecedented opportunity to share experience and to refine their key messages.

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Launching of the confluence process towards the Barcelona 2020 WSF of Transformative Economies

The first world meeting to prepare the confluence will take place in Barcelona on 5, 6 and 7 April 2019 Written by Laie Vidiella Hernàndez. Communications WSFTE. The World Social Forum of Transformative Economies is a process of confluence of the different movements of alternative economies that exist in different parts of the world, both locally and internationally, …

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CSA Beyond Borders: The 7th International CSA Symposium in Thessaloniki, Greece

Written by Elizabeth Henderson, honorary president of Urgenci At regular intervals during the 7th International CSA Symposium, Jocelyn Parot, director of Urgenci, asked the people assembled together – “Is there hope after Thessaloniki?” And the crowd roared back – “yes!” Farmers, food activists and researchers from 40 countries gathered for four intense days in the City …

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Rebuilding the Broken Link: Local Solidarity Partnerships in West Africa

After Europe and the Mediterranean Basin, Urgenci just completed its third Regional Mapping of Local Solidarity -based Partnerships between producers and consumers. Local solidarity -based partnerships for agroecology are an unlimited model for disseminating contract based direct sales. Together with other forms of short distribution chains, they can provide an efficient tool for rebuilding producer-consumer relationships. …

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No Agroecology without farmers ! No Agroecology without Conscious Consumers !

The 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology took place at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters in Rome, 3-5 April 2018. 700 participants, representing Member States, FAO agencies, farmers’ unions, civil society organisations and social movements as well as researchers from all over the world exchanged on their practices and visions of agroecology. Urgenci, the international …

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