Community Supported Fisheries Around Europe: Belgium
A contribution by Thibault Josse, Pleine Mer / URGENCI In Belgium, the majority of the landings come from the industrial fishing sector. In total, Belgian fishermen fished 26,000 tons of seafood per year in 1950, a figure that collapsed to 5,000 tons in the 2000s. Grey shrimp (Crangon crangon) and
Community Supported Fisheries Around Europe: Ireland
A contribution by Thibault Josse, Pleine Mer / URGENCI Ireland has a long history of fishing. In the 1950s, the Irish fishery landed about 20,000 tons of seafood per year. This figure gradually increased to 75,000 tons per year in the 1970s. Then, in the early 1980s, the fishery was
Community Supported Fisheries Around Europe: Spain
A contribution by Thibault Josse, Pleine Mer / URGENCI Spain is the biggest fishing country in Europe in terms of tonnage. Galicia is the main fishing region in Spain, although there are also many fishing ports in Asturias, Cantabria, the Basque Country and Catalonia. Galicia is located at the northern
Community Supported Fisheries around Europe: Turkey
A contribution by Thibault Josse, Pleine Mer / URGENCI Seas surround Turkey on three sides: the Mediterranean Sea to the south, the Black Sea to the north, and the Aegean Sea to the west, and fishing is also common in lakes and rivers in the interior regions of the country.
Community Supported Fisheries Around Europe: Italy
A contribution by Thibault Josse, from Pleine Mer / URGENCI Italy is the country with the largest volume of fish landed in the Mediterranean. In the 1950s, Italian fishermen landed 350,000 tons of fish per year, a tonnage that increased enormously afterwards to reach a peak of 850,000 tons in
The 110th International Labour Conference comes to an end with the SSE in the spotlight
Judith Hitchman, since handing over the role of president of Urgenci to Isa Alvarez, has been concentrating on working on building and strengthening the bridge between food sovereignty and Social Solidarity Economy through RIPESS Intercontinental. This post is also available in: French, Spanish RIPESS Intercontinental attended the 110th International Labour
Strasbourg Conference: Social Economy, the Future of Europe
The Social Economy, the Future of Europe was a big conference held in Strasbourg, 5th and 6th May. The underlying theme was to gather input from various actors for the upcoming European Green Deal. A group of some ten members of RIPESS Europe were involved in organizing and participating in
Closed-cycle farming and youth education in Italy
Cover image: Miguel holding warm compost from the thermal pile Tularù farm is a farm located 850 meters above sea level, in a mountain area 15 km from Rieti in the north part of the Lazio Region in Italy. The picturesque farm is run by Miguel and his wife Alessandra
URGENCI warmly welcomes you to join our e-learning course on Community Supported Fisheries!
We are pleased to announce that our first e-learning course on Community Supported Fisheries will take place from Monday 16 May through Friday 3 June! This e-learning course is a part of the Erasmus+ funded project Deck to Dish: Advanced Training in Community Supported Fisheries. We are proud to
What are we going to eat tomorrow around the Mediterranean sea ?
Belgrade, Serbia, 29 March 2022 A three-day international conference dedicated to agroecology kicked off in Belgrade on the 28th of March. From March 28 to 30, an international working meeting dedicated to agroecology – ecological agriculture, which contributes to sustainability and climate resilience, is taking place in Belgrade for the
Job Announcement: Project and Finance Manager
EN URGENCI, the international network of Local and Solidarity -based Partnerships, including Community Supported Agriculture, is looking for a Project and Finance Manager, a full-time position based in France, with the possibility to work remotely. Join a small team and a big movement! Please send in your applications before by
Food Citizens: Report from the Test Training Events in the Czech Republic
Looking back at the season or how the “Test training events” took place in the Food&More project With all the training events we were eagerly waiting to meet in person, and we did. During June 2021, we were thus able to carry out the planned training events, with the main