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Northern Iraq: Improving the Overall Environment and Climate in Ashti IDP Camp
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Northern Iraq: Improving the Overall Environment and Climate in Ashti IDP Camp

Duration: 15/02/2020 – 29/02/2020 The Camp Ashti Camp is an IDP camp, which was established in 2013 near Arbat city in Kurdistan Region of Iraq. The Northern district of Arbat is home to thousands of Iraq’s displaced people. They coexist, share their stories and tell of the human toll the Islamic State group has taken...

France: Shared orchard in Castries in July 2019
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France: Shared orchard in Castries in July 2019

A shared “eco-orchard” of 8400 m2 has been implanted in Castries near Montpellier (mediterranean climate) with local, rustic fruit trees, using the direct seeding technique, in order to eventually have a “forest orchard” producing its own forest soil, without irrigation or other inputs. Keywords : Mediterranean rain fed orchard, fruit trees direct seeding, eco-orchard. Introduction...

Portugal: Caldas da Rainha
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Portugal: Caldas da Rainha

Small projects also have a place in rooting change in our territories. In Caldas da Rainha, a portuguese rural city known for its art and ceramics schools and tradition, Roots for Change has been collaborating with a cultural cooperative – CoopCASA and the local urban garden community. Being in a rural artistic context, this local...