C.I.M.A. Growing Integration Through Agriculture
|Title of the project / Program
|C.I.M.A. Growing Integration Through Agriculture (Coltivare Integrazione Mediante Agricoltura)
|Centro Astalli Rome, Fondazione Terzo Pilastro (Financer of the project), Associazione Terra! Onlus, Cooperativa Agricola CO.R.AG.GIO, Associazione Agologia and the Municipality of Rome III
|Age of target group
|Size of the group
|8-10 people hosted by Centro Astalli
|The project offers practical knowledge and skills to young migrants that might prove useful in finding a job in the agriculture and gardening sector, while giving the chance to them to integrate in the Italian society.
|Why is this project considered a good practice?
|The participants monitor and communicate their own activity through photography and their progress was presented at the end of the project with the reveal of a vertical garden in Centro Astalli in Rome.
|To give young refugees and asylum seekers the chance to cultivate their gardening skills, facilitate their social integration and enhance the opportunities for job placement.
|Gardening, horticulture and environmental education activities
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