When community gardens rhyme with diffusion of best practices: Zappata Romana

Today, community gardens are a widespread reality all over Europe, and not only. Italy has demonstrated to keep up with times and Rome is no exception. Nevertheless, the various experiments in collective governance of public spaces have never been on the forefront of local and national media. At least until the creation of Zappata Romana. […]

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Sustainable development hand in hand with social inclusion: EU’GO!

Once again the European Union has been the driving force of social innovation, through the so-called Grundtvig Programme. Often underestimated in its innovative and cohesive potential, since 2000 the European Union has regularly funded projects devised at the national level which succeed in providing the adult population “with ways to improve their knowledge and skills, keeping them […]

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EU and Urban Commons

The capitalist world-system has entered a multiple crisis, while the stalemate of the growth function hampered the socio-economic progress. Energy provision, climate stability, food production and distribution, land access and political stability are consequentially threatened by a system that is no more sustainable and self-reliant. Moreover, the congestion and the rivalry upon the use and […]

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