11-12 September - Berlin, Germany
Grüne Liga Berlin is holding an International Urban Farming Conference at the Heinrich-Böll Foundation in Berlin on the 11th and 12th of September 2017.
The conference, held in the same year as the" International Garden Exhibition" (IGA) in Berlin, aims to facilitate a professional exchange between projects of urban agriculture worldwide. In presentations, workshops and excursions, the conference focuses on urban farming initiatives that are supported by municipalities, and on the enhancement of local government partnerships between cities in the Global South and the Global North. With more than 70 speakers from five continents attending, the conference gives insights to the value and diversity of urban agriculture and supports networking between international urban gardening projects, organizations, and municipalities. A further aim is to discuss the political frameworks that surround urban farming in order to create better urban networks and partnerships for urban agriculture in cities around the world.
The International Urban Farming Conference 2017 is organized by GRÜNE LIGA Berlin e.V. in cooperation with Engagement Global with its Service Agency Communities in One World with financial support from the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development, Heinrich Böll Foundation, Anstiftung, FDNC and Schweisfurth Foundation."
More information: https://www.grueneliga-berlin.de/ or urbanfarming [at] grueneliga-berlin [dot] de