SOCIAL AND URBAN FARMING in barcelona
Category: Inclusive Business Assessment&Development
Goal: Assessing and empowering Fundació Futur to manage new ecological agricultural business in urban areas enabling social inclusion of people in risk of vulnerability.
Motivation: Provide mentoring and advisory services for implementing urban farming social business models. Develop partnerships with local public institutions, social organizations and entrepreneurs to launch sustainable urban farming projects.
Impact / Expected impact: Economic feasibility study, investment needs analysis and selection of most convenient public plot in Sant Andreu de la Barca (Barcelona) to start an ecological urban agriculture venture. New agricultural activity business implementation creating 3 new jobs for local youngsters of the municipality.
Partners: Fundació Futur and Sant Andreu de la Barca Municipality
Execution period: 2014-2015