Design and development
of agroecological orchards
Throughout 2023, the "100 orchards, 100 schools" project for the design and development of educational agroecological gardens took place, arising from the articulated work between the Club de Roma Argentina Foundation and the Carrefour Foundation, with the aim of accompanying and strengthening capacities techniques from references from 100 schools and educational institutions throughout the country in relation to food security and sovereignty, focusing essential on the incorporation of agroecological gardens and composting processes.
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"The project included theoretical-practical training in the design and development of agroecological gardens in soil or pots, the installation of said gardens in the participating institutions and subsequent monitoring to accompany the projects. Schools from Tucumán, Salta, Río Negro participated in the project. , Entre Ríos, Corrientes, Jujuy, Santa Fé, Neuquén, Córdoba and Buenos Aires."
In management associated with Green Schools of the City of Buenos Aires, in 2019 we promoted the Germina Contest, whose objective was to promote more environmentally responsible citizenship through a contest that rewarded innovative environmental educational projects with a positive impact on the environment.
Six environmental educational projects were selected to be implemented, giving each project the necessary inputs for its development and, likewise, two projects were selected that obtained a special mention for having a positive impact on the environment: the project “Ultralight thermal insulation from "Pet recycling", from the Raggio Technical School, whose objective was to develop a clothing product that technologically covers the need to improve clothing used in environments of extreme cold and/or heat, reusing PET containers, and the "Lupita Verde" project ", from the Argentine Evangelical Christian School A-474, who worked on the importance of a balanced diet and the relationship between it and the state of health, carrying out work in the school garden, and articulating it with the reading project.
The contest included training, mentoring and monitoring of each of the selected and awarded projects.