The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation promotes 12 social impact projects

 

 

 


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Support seven projects in Sustainable Food and five in Citizen Art for development and consolidation over the next two years

La Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation supports different initiatives of organizations that dare to look and build the world in a different way through two lines of action, the Sustainable food and Citizen Art. The Foundation has selected a total of 12 social impact projects in its 2019 calls, which were open from March 5 to May 16. A total of 175 nominations were received.

 

“With the 2019 Calls, we renew our support for innovative proposals that aim to promote a more just and egalitarian society. The 12 initiatives selected by the Jury and validated by the Foundation Board are an example of commitment to accelerate change towards a more sustainable and humanized world. In addition to financing them, we want to accompany, connect and testify to these projects of great social impact,” he explains. Isabelle Le Galo Flores, director for Spain of the Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation.

The Sustainable Food Programme seeks to support projects related to Shared drivers for a sustainable food system’, a complementary initiative to all other efforts to accelerate the transition to sustainable food. In this call, 23 projects were received. The Citizen Art program focuses on initiatives related to the theme Compose knowledge to understand contemporary challenges’ and promote collaboration projects between artists, researchers and citizens. In this 2019 call, 152 projects were received.

The selection of the initiatives has been carried out through an evaluation process of several months following the nominations, which includes the pre-selection of the projects sent, examined by a group of members of the Foundation and external consultants; the instruction and evaluation, by a consultant; and the final selection of the members of the Jury, who send their recommendations to the Foundation Board for validation.

Sustainable production
Within the framework of the call ‘Shared workers for a sustainable food system’ Seven projects have been selected: This call is aimed at supporting and accompanying the launch and consolidation of these shareholders, such as production and collective governance spaces, where several producers make their productions to market them under registration. This is how agroecological and local food is driven on a small scale,” says Eva Torremocha, responsible for the Sustainable Food Program in Spain. Recetas para Cookeo

The selected initiatives are:

The Jury of this call has been formed by Dionisio Ortiz, professor in the department of Economics and Social Sciences of the Polytechnic University of Valencia; Gloria Guzmán, director and professor of the Master of Agriculture and Ecological Livestock (UPO-UNIA) and professor of the Master of Agroecology (UNIA-UPO-UCO); Jorge Cavero, director of CERAI; Esther Ávilaric

New challenges
The call ‘Compose knowledge to understand contemporary challenges’ part of the complexity of the challenges facing current societies, such as climate change, the destruction of ecosystems, the scarcity of resources that sustain life on a finite planet, rural depopulation, the instability of economic systems, multifaceted crises, etc., that require a transdisciplinary production of knowledge and active citizenship that participates in the reception, generation and critical use of such knowledge. From the Foundation we wanted to promote with this innovative contexts of encounter, collaboration and hybridization between the sciences and the humanities, the arts and the society to understand the interconnections between the different problems”, he says Carlos Almela, responsible for the program of Citizen Art in Spain.

The projects chosen in this call have been five:

  • Drafts of the future. Stories and Fabulations on Possible Worlds (Alava)
  • Care/Full (Barcelona)
  • Instituto Mutante de Narrativas Ambientales (Madrid).
  • Sustainable municipalities: day-to-day climate change, a joint initiative of Vejer and Conil de la Frontera (Cádiz).
  • Planet Debug. Video games, knowledge, serendipia and co-creation in the climate change puzzle, Jaume I University (Castellón).

The Jury of this call has been composed by Tere Badía, general secretary of Culture Action Europe; Chus Martínez, director of the Institute of Art of the Academy of Arts and Design FHNW of Basel; Pau Alsina, doctor in Philosophy and director of the journal of art, science and technology Artnodes, promoted by the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya; Jesús Carrillo, historian of art, professor of History of the Universitat Contemporáneo

The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation promotes 12 social impact projects

The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation promotes 12 social impact projects

Support seven projects in Sustainable Food and five in Citizen Art for development and consolidation over the next two years /COMUNICAE/ /COMUNICAE/

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The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation promotes 12 social impact projects
The Daniel and Nina Carasso Foundation promotes 12 social impact projects

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