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Project Profile: FEW-meter

The FEW-meter – an integrative model to measure and improve urban agriculture towards circular urban metabolism

Who?

Principal Investigators: Dr. Lidia Ponizy, Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan - Institute of Physical Geography and Environmental Planning, Poland
Partners: Dr. Jeanne Pourias, AgroParisTech, France
Dr. Liliane Jean-Soro, IRSTV FR CNRS 2488, France
Runrid Fox-Kämper, ILS - Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development Office Aachen, Germany
Werner Heidemann, Landesverband Westfalen und Lippe der Kleingärtner e. V., Germany
Guy Blanch, LEAP MICRO AD Ltd., United Kingdom
Dr. Leszek Bednorz, Poznan University of Life Sciences, Poland
Natalia Chyza, Miasto Gorzów Wielkopolski (City of Gorzow Wielkopolski), Poland
Piotr Wilms, Polski Zwiazek Dzialkowcow Okreg Gorzow Wlkp., Poland
Dr. Elizabeth Bartle, University of Portsmouth - School of Architecture, United Kingdom
Ian Egginton-Metters, Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, United Kingdom
Joshua Newell, University of Michigan - School of Natural Resources and Development, United States
Nevin Cohen, City University of New York School of Public Health - CUNY Urban Food Policy Institute, United States
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What?

Full Project Title: The FEW-meter – an integrative model to measure and improve urban agriculture towards circular urban metabolism
Full Call Title: Nexus2016
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Why?

Project Objective: The aim of this project is to develop a methodology to measure the FEW nexus in Urban Agriculture, using urban metabolism (material flow analysis) and a co-creation process that involves a wide range of stakeholders.
Call Objective: The Sustainable Urbanisation Global Initiative (SUGI)/Food-Water-Energy Nexus is a joint call established in order to bring together actors to find innovative new solutions to the Food-Water-Energy Nexus challenge. The ultimate goal is to increase the access and the quality of life.

Where?

Regions: Europe, North America
Countries: France, Germany, Poland, United Kingdom, United States of America (USA)

When?

Duration: 36 months
Call Date: December 9, 2016
Project Award Date: February 15, 2018