AgriGo4Cities project wants to employ Participatory Urban and Peri-urban agriculture (UPA) as a powerful and emerging method to improve public institutional capacities in order to tackle socio-economic exclusion of vulnerable/marginalized groups and to stimulate sustainable urban development in the Danube region.
DURATION: 1st January 2017 – 30th June 2019
PARTNERS: ZRC SAZU (leading partner), Municipal District Prague 9, European Development Agency, Municipality of Velenje, Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency Nonprofit Ltd., Vaslui Municipality, ENVICORP Slovakia, PiNA, Association of South-Western Municipalities, Ifuplan – Institute for Environmental Planning and Spatial Development, Municipality of Ulcinj, Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region, Prague City Hall, Association of City Municipalities of Slovenia, Employment Service of Slovenia, Regional Office Koper, EBB Europaberatung, Association Euni Partners
THE PROJECT IS SUPPORTED BY: Interreg Danube Transnational Programme, European Fund for Regional Development, Instrument for Pre-Accession Assitance II
REFERENCE NUMBER: DTP1-1-533-4.1
KEYWORDS: SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, EMPOWERMENT, PARTICIPATION
PARTICIPATORY URBAN AND PERI-URBAN AGRICULTURE (UPA) AS A METHOD TO IMPROVE PUBLIC INSTITUTIONAL CAPACITIES
In recent times, the main needs and challenges related to governance systems within the Danube region can be associated with decreasing public institutional capacities to incorporate participatory approach into decision-making processes. The AgriGo4Cities project aims to develop innovative methodology of participatory planning and integrate it into decision-making processes. The methodology will improve capacities of public administrators to involve relevant stakeholders and civil society into governance and public participation. Intensified cooperation will boost mutual trust and stimulate strengthened socio-economic inclusion of vulnerable/marginalized groups. The reduction of social and economic inequalities will lead to more sustainable development of disadvantaged neighbourhoods.
DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATIVE METHODOLOGY OF PARTICIPATORY PLANNING AND ITS INTEGRATION INTO DECISION-MAKING PROCESSES
First work package: PROJECT MANAGEMENT
Second work package: COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES
Third work package: COMMON METHODOLOGY
Fourth work package: PILOT ACTIONS
Fifth work package: TRANSNATIONAL TRANSFERING