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Kick off meeting

The RECOMS kick off meeting took place on 26-28th March, 2018 in Coventry where all partners gathered to launch the project and lay the basis of cooperation for the upcoming 4 years of the project. During the kick-off meeting, besides planning thoroughly the whole project, we discussed our upcoming trainings, recruitment strategy and our communication tools. 

RECOMS training event on agroecology and communications

RECOMS 2nd Training Event called an action learning trainining project on agroecology and food sovereignty took place in Coventry between 1-8 February lead by RECOMS partner, Shared Assets, and continued in Brussels where the fellows had the opportunity to present their current research status to the European Commission. During the two weeks, the focus was on developing a project in smaller groups in three various topics relevant for Coventry and agroecology.

The winding paths to Food Democracy

Stephen Leitheiser, RECOMS fellow recently attended the second annual Vernetzungskongress der Ernährungsräte (Congress for German-speaking Food Policy Councils) which took place in Frankfurt from 23-25 November 2018. Here representatives from 28 Food Policy Councils (FPCs) from Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands met to map out a future towards Food Democracy. In learning of their experiences he learned that there are many paths toward the horizon of Food Democracy - and they are all winding.  

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