Vegetable display at farmers market in Piedimonte. You can see oranges, peppers, potatoes, artichokes and other vegetables and fruits.

Local Farmers’ Markets in Sicily

The EUKI project Frutti per la Biosfera organised farmers’ markets in Sicily to promote local and seasonal food with schoolchildren.

Tackling Energy Poverty

Andreea Vornicu researches on energy poverty at the Center for the Study of Democracy and presented results at the BEACON conference.

CO2-Neutral Vegetables from Sicilian School Gardens

School classes around Mount Etna opened the second phase of the project ‘Frutti per la Biosfera’ and planted vegetables in the school garden.

The brochure of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) provides information on the objectives, working methods, funding opportunities and projects.

Project video: Boschi per la Biosfera in Sicily


Project video: Boschi per la Biosfera in Sicily

The “Boschi per la Biosfera – Forests for the Biosphere” project promoted environmental awareness among children in Sicily. 2,497 Sicilian schoolchildren planted 2,497 trees and were encouraged to support reforestation. The video shows the work of the European Climate Initiative (EUKI) project. The film was produced by the Manfred-Hermsen-Stiftung and Giacche Verdi Bronte.

Boschi per la Biosfera – Forests for the Biosphere

This policy brief explains the importance of greenhouse gas emissions from organic soils and describes recent policy frameworks.