An online training course for facilitators, coordinators and trainers involved in the Food Wave project in 16 European countries. With a programme of 16 hours of webinars and interactive online workshops, practitioners will increase their knowledge of sustainable food systems at global level, including perspectives and challenges from the Global South, will enhance their understanding of Local Authorities role in ensuring fair and sustainable local food policies, will share a common vocabulary based on human rights and climate justice. Participants will also strengthen their digital facilitation skills.
Zoe RomanoIndependent researcher and craftivist
“Designing for participation means focusing on the rhythm of the action as a key aspect to successfully engage people in the public sphere.”
“As local governments, Bruges and Ebolowa (Cameroon), are matchmakers and changemakers at the same time. By connecting cocoa producers in Ebolowa, Bruges chocolatiers, international civil society organizations and local citizens, we take the lead in shifting towards a sustainable chocolate chain.”
Isabel Álvarez VispoEducator and Agroecologist
“The indivisibility of human rights must be translated into the articulation of our initiatives. We cannot separate agroecology and food sovereignty from the Social and solidarity economy or from the way we relate to each other. It is all part of the transformation we need.”
ACRA is a non-governmental, lay and independent organisation, founded in Milan in 1968 and committed for over fifty years to fighting poverty through sustainable, innovative and participatory solutions. It works together with local communities in Africa, Asia and Latin America to guarantee the right of access to food, water, education, energy, for the protection and preservation of the environment. In Europe and Italy it promotes a culture of dialogue, integration, intercultural exchange and solidarity.