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Sustainable food project gives vulnerable migrant women a new start

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Helping vulnerable migrant Nigerian women in Sicily to find long-term employment in the food sector is just one of the ground-breaking ideas from Gaia Education’s Design for Sustainability (DfS) Programme.

Gaia Education, an international organization based in Scotland, United Kingdom and with 14 years of experience in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD), is active in 54 countries and six continents. Its DfS programme uses online and face-to-face programmes and project-based learnin…

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Courage Chocolate Wins Award!

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The Youthful Herbal Chocolate project with its aromatic herbs Courage Chocolate has received the TuttoFood 2019 award in Milan.

Developed and launched by L’Arcolaio, Gaia Education, Passwork and Antica Pasticceria Corsino, thanks to the support of LUSH UK, RSF Social Finance and Global Whole Being Fund, the project builds the capacity of young migrants to begin a new life as they arrive in a region with the richest concentration of biodiversity in Europe, in terms of medicinal and aromatic …

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Sustainable Business Training – Zambia

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While the promotion of sustainable bio-social ecosystems is the driver of the ZYCALA project, improving food and livelihood security is one of the key deliverables.

The Sustainable Business training combined approaches in business planning with the promotion of sustainable practices conserving the environment. Conducted by YEFI, the young participants explored farming as a business concept and how cooperative endeavours could transform their communities economically.



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Youth Glocalisers for Change

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Youth Glocalisers for Change training programme holds the vision of an informed, empowered, imaginative and inter-connected generation of Austrian Youth Glocalisers, able and willing to adapt lifestyles and consumer behaviors to planetary boundaries while achieving the SDGs by 2030.

Supported by Bildünger and Ashoka Austria, the programme will develop a youth-focused training package, which blends the Ecological Footprint trainings of our Austrian partner, Plattform Footprint, with Gaia Edu…

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Courage Chocolate for an Inclusive Valentine

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UN Sustainable Development Goals: a guide to global change

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The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, adopted by all UN member states in 2015, is one of the most ambitious projects the world has ever embarked on. At its core are the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a blueprint for a sustainable earth with peace and prosperity for all. The SDGs consist of 17 goals and 169 targets covering inequality, environment, health, conflict, industry, education and sustainable communities.



Reviewing countries’ SDG performance at the UN…

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A Regenerative Design Approach to the Migration Flow

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Courage Chocolate, developed, handmade and packed by young women migrants arriving in Sicily, have been sold out at Lush Showcase 2018 in Manchester.

Check the latest film sharing the milestones of Herbal Youthful Chocolate – a transformative partnership of Gaia Education, Lush, Passwork, L’Arcolaio, RSF Social Finance, Global Whole Being Fund, Corsino.


Read more about Youthful Herbal Chocolate here

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ZYCALA! Change Agents – An Update

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Last October, Gaia Education, WWF Zambia and the Young Emerging Farmers Initiative launched a three-year Scottish Government funded project in the districts of Chitambo, Serenje and Mkushi in Central Province, Zambia.

Zambian Youth for Conservation, Agriculture and Livelihood Action (ZYCALA!) aims to build the capacity of 420 local youth leaders to become active and effective change agents in youth-led campaigning on social and environmental issues, sustainable income generation and food se…

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New Alliance for Capacity Building on Regenerative Development

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Gaia Education is thrilled to sign an MoU with the University for International Cooperation (UCI) at the epicentre of regenerative development in Costa Rica.

Our first joint action is to launch Gaia Education Design for Sustainability course in Spanish for a Latin American audience in October 2018.

With over 615 wildlife species per 10,000 sq km, Costa Rica sits at the top of the list of the most bio-diverse regions of the world with 25% of its area designated as ‘protected’ and with 12 ke…

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