PLACE – Planting Cities

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Objectives

  • To strengthen the role of youth work in the development of inclusive and healthy societies by promoting the innovative and creative use of the urban garden as a 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.

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 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.

Partners

The project

Project Number

Date of the project

01/03/2015 – 28/02/2017

DG of reference

DG EAC, Erasmus+, Key Activity 2 – Capacity Building in the field of youth

Categories

Unit

Youth

Info & contacts

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E-mail

giuseppe.lafarina@cesie.org
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