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A youth group learning to produce vegetables in an agroecological way
#Women #Youth

Training Youth in production and processing of agroecological vegetables and fruits

Getting young people back into farming and ensuring the production of healthy food in Chile are two key issues for Maryanne Muller and her team. With the Origen Foundation, she has created an agroecological school in the Pirque region.

A boy volunteering with his family to help recycling waste
#Youth

Razdelny Sbor

There is a lack of separate waste collection infrastructure in Russia for individuals. The Razdelny Sbor movement helps citizens to set up selective collection systems.

Preeti repurposing temple flowers
#Women

Phool – A Story Of Change

In India, the fragrance of sacred flowers has inspired Ankit Agarwal. This scientist avoids the pollution of the Ganges by floral waste discarded by temples by recycling it into incense sticks and cones and creating jobs for women in marginalized sections.

Gitanjali Rao working in the field
#Women #Youth

Tethys – an early lead detection tool

Gitanjali Rao, an American teenager, was shocked by the problem of lead contamination in water. She invented a simple lead detection solution for users.

Children playing in a tree on a rooftop playground in Japan
#Youth

Fuji Kindergarten

To preserve children’s understanding of the natural environment, the Fuji Montessori School in Tokyo designed a special building. Its roof is the only play equipment.

Eco-Patrol team helping to clean garbage
#Women #Youth

Eco-patrol in the Far North of Russia

Involving communities in the far north of Russia in waste collection expeditions while taking samples for scientific research on microplastics is the particularity of the eco-patrol project.

Children at school in Uganda
#Africa #Women #Youth

Vash green schools project

To address energy poverty in rural schools in Uganda, Vanessa Nakate has come up with more economical and sustainable solutions. With the help of teachers and local communities.

Education for Sustainable Development in a rural community
#Africa #Women #Youth

Rise for Nature

The Rise for Nature project was initiated by citizens, volunteers of CCREAD-Cameroon. A holistic and integrated approach that ensures it is fully community-based.

The Instituto Juruá conservation program
#Women #Youth

Instituto Juruá

Rural communities have a central role in the conservation of biodiversity. Based on this conviction, ecologists and researchers formed Instituto Juruá for the Conservation of the Amazon.

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