PLACE – Planting Cities

Objectives

  • To strengthen the role of youth work in the development of inclusive and healthy societies by promoting innovative and creative use of urban garden as multiple-goal oriented tool
  • To enhance cooperation and cross-cutting synergies between European and third countries to improve the quality and the impact of youth work in Partner countries
  • To develop new tools for the youth field through the creation of an open educational resource (OER) on how to use urban gardening in youth work

Results

  • Open Educational Resource on how to use urban gardening in youth work
  • Community urban gardens in Palermo, Beejing, Koper, Kathmandu and Bhubaneswar

Activities

  • Training course on how to use urban gardening as a tool for youth work [Palermo, September 2015]
  • European Voluntary Service mobility in Italy, Slovenia, China, India and Nepal [March to July 2016]
  • Creation and development of local urban gardens and local workshops on gardening
  • Conference for launching the Open Educational Resource (OER) on how use urban gardening in youth work

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Date of project

01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

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