GCP-3 FT Allotment gardens and FS in urban Africa

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Main consortium partner: Centre for World Food Studies of the VU University Amsterdam

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Project research team

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Global Challenges Programme (GCP) Call 3 Fast Track.
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How a stakeholders’ committee can make a difference in the way of doing research?

Donald Houessou works for ACED Benin and is involved in the NWO Global Challenges Programme (GCP) project called “Allotment gardens and food security in urban Africa”.  He has written this Story of change following the GCP training on November 1, 2017, facilitated by Perspect »

Development of two pilot allotment gardens in two cities of Benin

In the framework of the GCP project “Allotment gardens and food security in urban Africa” two allotment pilots are being developed to assess their impact on food security of urban poor. After a long search with the support of local authorities, two sites have been found in Benin, at Calavi and Porto-Novo. »