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Bari FoodSHIFT Accelerator Lab Kickoff Event

October 3, 2020 - October 11, 2020


FAO World Food Day


The Bari FoodSHIFT Accelerator Lab will encourage youth entrepreneurship and job creation through targeted capacity building services and education with an existing incubator. It will focus on testing the feasibility of the new entrepreneurs’ innovative and sustainable solutions, linking them to a renewed short food chain model (linking production, processing, distribution and consumption) The lab will support the ethical and responsible reuse of abandoned lands in the Bari area for use in social and technological food system innovation.


When? October 3rd – October 11th.


Ciheam – the first kick-off event will be in the Ciheam premises on the FAO World Food Day. The meeting will have the likes of the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and 41 mayors/officers from the Metropolitan City of Bari. This event will connect and engage policymakers and stakeholders in the FoodSHIFT 2030 project and work on the principles of gathering interest in activating abandoned lands in the city for food production.


Fiera del Levante – the second kickoff event will be in the framework of the Fiera del Levante – World Food Day. Bari FAL will host workshops and host a ‘speakers corner’ on the different challenges FoodSHIFT 2030 project.


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October 3, 2020
October 11, 2020
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Bari FAL


Ciheam, Fiera del Levante