We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the ”Urban Agriculture” webinar. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Tuesday, September 13th at 09:00 CDT/16:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.
The event will discuss the transformative potential of urban agriculture, as a catalyst of environmental transition and social inclusion. The agenda includes:
- Jay Van Amstel, Consultant and Specialist in Urban agriculture and ecosystem services, with emphasis on the case of São Paulo. Contribution of urban agriculture to environmental protection, land-use planning, and food security.
- Laura Galluzzo, Assistant Professor & Operational Manager (Design Department, Politecnico di Milano) Milan’s experience with urban gardens for social inclusion, community building, and the development of innovative practices in food systems, NBS, and green infrastructures.
- Claudio Bordi, Head of EU Projects (Risorse per Roma, Municipal agency of the city of Rome) & Giorgio Scavino, EU Project Advisor (Anci Lazio) Rome’s experience in urban agriculture as a mechanism for social integration and intergenerational dynamics promotion.
- Panel discussion and Q&A
Register now through the following link and feel free to share the event with your network. We are looking forward to seeing you on September 13th!