Name
AgroEcological Caravan
country
Portugal
Goal
"bringing together producers, consumers and researchers through agroecology. (...) Currently it is developing five initiatives: Farmers Open Days, promote proximity consumption from sustainable agricultural practices; Agroecological Vegetable Gardens, create a community among people involved in urban gardens, from school vegetable gardens to community gardens; Caravan Routes, strengthen agroecology networks and communities in Portugal, taking representatives from various areas of society to visit agroecological experiences nationally; Caravana na Rádio, consists on the production of sections and shows in local radio stations that address agroecology-related issues; Public Policies, consists on facilitating focus groups that comment on and discuss agroecology-related issues during public consultation."
Main Topic
Sustainable food: from "farm to fork": a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system
All Topics
Sustainable food: from "farm to fork": a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system
Biodiversity: preserving and restoring ecosystems and biodiversity
Fostering a just transition: leaving no one behind (fostering i.e. inclusivity, equity, empowerment of marginalized communities or other goals regarding justice)
Scale
  • National
Actors
  • Community-based initiative (i.e. citizens, cooperative, neighbourhood group)
Maturity
3
Actions
Designing policies and/or (management) strategies
Aims
  • Socio-cultural aims: changing acceptance, behaviour, social norms, networks, traditions or contributing to knowledge build-up
  • Socio-economic aims: changing business models, market structures and economic systems
  • Socio-political aims: changing governance arrangements, different power structures, citizen participation and others
  • Socio-ecological aims: changing ecological practices, such as rewilding, regenerative or nature-based solutions
Category
Thinking
Initiatives Database website
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CONTACT

For further details please contact co-leads Dr Chris Foulds (chris.foulds@aru.ac.uk) and Dr Rosie Robison (rosie.robison@aru.ac.uk).

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This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation program under grant agreement No 101036640. The sole responsibility for the content of this website lies with the SHARED GREEN DEAL HAS project and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the European Union.