In October Urgenci signed a 3-year Memorandum of Understanding with the FAO. This will allow the international network to map, exchange experiences and build capacity in many parts of the world, supported by the South-South Co-operation of the FAO. 

The Urgenci Mediterranean network that covers two FAO regions (Europe and Central Asia and Near East & North Africa) has recently held two very exciting and successful experience-sharing “Learning Journeys for Local Solidarity Partnerships for Agroecology”, the first in Turkey in early October 

and the second in Lebanon in November: 

By Judith Hitchman