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Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes – a synergistic partnership
Since October 2017, Gaia Education has been a key active member of the Erasmus + funded strategic partnership, SUMCULA. Bringing together 13 partners from across academic institutions and public organisations in 10 European countries, the project set out to develop courses and didactic resources on sustainable management of cultural landscapes, regional development and cultural heritage, aimed at the Master’s level.
The project wished to address the need for better holistic integratio…
Free ‘Community Catalysts for Regenerative Development’ Webinar!
We are delighted to invite you to attend our webinar entitled Community Catalysts for Regenerative Development on 26 November at 5 PM (UK).
Driven by the social and global need to promote citizen participation towards strengthening community resilience, the Community Catalysts project aims to empower local actors to create lasting change in their communities, ensuring greater equity and a healthier environment. Through a focus on holistic approaches, regenerative development supports commun…
Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes Online Conference Invitation
The strategic partnership on Sustainable Management of Cultural Landscapes includes 13 partners from 10 countries. The project has a number of outputs as a result of productive cooperation of higher education institutions in the field of cultural landscapes and heritage studies. Gaia Education is an active member of this consortium.
Cultural landscapes can be understood in many perspectives such as the agricultural landscape, the industrial landscape, the urban cityscape, the coastal mariti…
SILC: A Source of Financial Stability for the ZYCALA Youth
Since the introduction of the Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) activity. ZYCALA (Zambia Youth for Conservation, Agriculture and Livelihood Action) has seen a tremendous improvement in the livelihoods of the youths and the communities at large. Today ZYCALA has saved a cumulative total of K180,000 through SILC. In the furthest distances SILC has been seen to be an alternative for the financial sector for those who do not have access to banks in their communities.
How the ZYCALA project in Zambia has helped Brian to provide for him and his family
In times of climate change and erratic rainfall, ZYCALA aims to improve the livelihoods of people and ensure food security through organic agriculture. In essence, many youths have been empowered through training in sustainable organic agriculture practices and this has positioned them to have both access to the food they produce through the project and ways to utilise it.
Many farmers in Zambia often experience poor planting and harvest seasons. In the recent past, we have experienced a to…
Courage Girls for Courageous Frontline Workers
Courage Chocolate handmade herbal flavoured chocolates connecting young migrants in Sicily and courageous NHS frontline workers fighting the COVID-19 in Edinburgh.
Solidarity is a core value guiding the young migrants of Courage Chocolate who arrived in Sicily to find work and begin a new life away from the impact of climate, poverty and war. Courage Chocolate is an outcome of the Youthful Herbal Chocolate project, led by Gaia Education, the migrant welcome centre Passwork, and the social coope…
Gaia Education and Plattform Footprint work on SDGs and Ecological Footprint with Austrian Youth supported by Sinnbildungsstiftung
To support Austrian students to become ‘Glocalisers’, Gaia Education, in collaboration with our local partner organisation in Austria, Plattform Footprint, has developed a youth-focused training package, which blends Plattform Footprint’s work on Ecological Footprint in schools with Gaia Education’s cutting edge curricula and participatory methodology for sustainable development.
The project includes the adaptation of the SDG Training for Multipliers for young people, including the translatio…
Youth Glocalisers for Change – global, local, ecological!
Youth Glocalisers for Change training programme holds the vision of an informed, empowered, imaginative, actively engaged and interconnected generation of Youth Glocalisers, able and willing to adapt lifestyles and consumer behaviors to live within planetary boundaries while achieving the SDGs by 2030.
Dieses Projekt wurde von der Sinnbildungsstiftung unterstützt.
This project was supported by the Sinnbildungsstiftung.
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Award-winning Courage Chocolate with special editions for Valentine’s Day
Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and award-winning Courage Chocolate has developed and worked on this year’s special editions of handmade chocolate with herbs ready for your loved ones.
In 2019 Courage Chocolate was awarded the TuttoFood Milano Prize in 2019 and the specially made chocolates were sold out during LUSH Manchester Festival, attracting great interest from the engaged LUSH public, eager to know where to source more.
Courage Chocolate and Sicilian social cooperative partner…
New report showcases Scottish links to over 100 countries
Scotland’s International Development Alliance publishes a new report that maps its members’ contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals across the globe.
At the start of December 2019, Scotland’s International Development Alliance (the Alliance) published its new report ‘Working towards the Global Goals’, providing detailed insight into its members’ contributions to sustainable development across the world.
The new report – published only a month before the world enters the ‘decade of…