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Rebuilding the Broken Link: Local Solidarity Partnerships in West Africa

The interest in agroecology in West Africa has developed. This is due to the increased awareness through the high number of health and safety food scandals and studies that link certain pathologies to poor diet as well as due to soil depletion. However for the moment, the consumption of agroecological produce at local level is linked essentially to the emerging upper middle classes and expatriate circles.

New energies, and a new team in the URGENCI International Committee

Over 300 URGENCI International Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) network delegates representing over 2 million members from all over the world have just spent three days gathered in Thessaloniki (Greece) for the 7th Urgenci International CSA network meeting, as well as the 4th European gathering and the 2nd Mediterranean Network meeting. 

The Mediterranean Network: Agroecology and Solidarity from Rabat to Beyrouth

URGENCI has been able to organize a permanent working strand, aiming at developing modular training activities around the Mediterranean Sea Basin. Two "common training frame editing workshops" have been organized. The first one was held in Rabat, Morocco, in June 2018. The second one is scheduled to start on the 30th of October 2018 in Algiers, Algeria, and to last until the 2nd of November 2018.

#CSABeyondBorders: Standing on Common Ground

A few weeks prior to the 7th Urgenci International Symposium (https://thessaloniki.urgenci.net), Urgenci is launching a #CSABeyondBorders series. Articles and essays written by CSA farmers and members, testimonies from movement pioneers, interviews collected in all corners of the world, will be published until the Symposium. After Japan and Switzerland, our next stop in our circle of CSA...
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#CSABeyondBorders: Training Young Interns in a Japanese Teikei

A few weeks prior to the 7th Urgenci International Symposium, Urgenci is launching a #CSABeyondBorders series. Articles and essays written by CSA farmers and members, testimonies from movement pioneers, interviews collected in all corners of the world, will be published. No better place than Japan to start our CSA around the world -trip.
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