MARES's 3rd project journal

Project : MARES - Resilient urban ecosystems for a sustainable economy
City : Madrid
Short description
In his 3rd Journal of the MARES project, UIA Expert Alessandro Coppola takes his readers in a journey of how Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) works in practice in the city of Madrid. Alessandro sheds light on how MARES fits in the greater strategy framework of the city’s administration for alleviating economic inequalities by revitalizing abandoned or disused common areas and reinventing the city’s economic fabric in key sectors.

USE-IT! gets national attention!

Project : USE-IT! - Unlocking Social and Economic Innovation Together
City : Birmingham
Short description
The USE-IT! project was the focus of an article in The Guardian last week. Read in the article how SWBH NHS Trust is now running its own programme through The Black Country Transformation Partnership, rolling out HOP (Health Overseas Professionals) in Dudley and Wolverhampton too.

A2UFood Zoom-In: Food waste and stakeholders’ views

Project : A2UFood - Avoidable and Unavoidable Food Wastes: A Holistic Managing Approach for Urban Environments
City : Heraklion
Short description
The first Zoom-in of the A2UFood project has just been finalised! UIA Expert Christina Marouli presents the many different dimensions of the problem of food waste at global, European and municipal level.

Milan OpenAgri's 3rd project journal

Project : OpenAgri - New Skills for new Jobs in Peri-urban Agriculture 
City : Milan
Short description
In the third edition of the OpenAgri journal, the UIA expert Miguel Sousa, gives a complete overview of the latest development and challenges faced by the project and demonstrate how an urban policy experimentation is seeking to create new jobs, skills, start-ups and innovation in agri-food sector, while increasing the level of resilience and sustainability of the City of Milan.

CO-CITY's third project journal

Project : Co-City - The collaborative management of urban commons to counteract poverty and socio-spatial polarisation
City : Turin
Short description
By addressing social exclusion and urban poverty, through public-private-community partnerships and innovative procurement, the Turin Co-City project is rapidly becoming a best practice at the national and international level.