The day 6 of February 2020 was signed at the Italian Ministry of Agriculture in Rome the MoU on the creation of a Global Alliance for the Organic Districts.
The main objectives of the agreement are to share knowledge and practical examples and to invite other local governments of the world into the Alliance.
Currently participating in the Alliance: ALGOA, IN.N.E.R., REGENERATION INTERNATIONAL, LEAGUE OF ORGANIC AGRICULTURE MUNICIPALITIES, CITIES AND PROVINCES OF PHILIPPINES, IFOAM ORGANICS INTERNATIONAL, IFOAM ASIA, IFOAM EU, BALTIC FOUNDATION, OFSP.
The Alliance activities started with the definition of the actions needed for the transformation to a truly sustainable future.
Six working groups, open to contributions from all interested parties, have been identified.
Work Group 1 – Activity: Organic Districts Integrated Management with Planning, Governance , Policies and Inclusion of other local governments, like-minded groups, civil society organizations and individuals to our alliance
Work Group 2 – Activity: Tourism and Gastronomy
Work Group 3 – Activity: Farming and natural resources management and animal welfare such as Regenerative, Organic, Agroecology etc.
Work Group 4 – Activity: Food and energy, Processing, Distribution and International Trade
Work Group 5 – Activity: Food consumption, Food and nutrition security, Food quality and Health
Work Group 6 – Activity: Social issues, Social agriculture communities enforcements, Urban- Rural relations