Empowering Urban Youth
for Climate Action
Food Wave has the aim to create awareness on sustainable ways to consume and produce food for climate change mitigation and activate young people in their cities, in order to enable them to influence institutional decisions, so they can lead us to a sustainable global food system by 2030. The project is co-funded by the EU and promoted by the Municipality of Milan together with ActionAid Italia, ACRA, Mani Tese and 25 project partners in 17 countries. The network consists of 14 cities, 5 municipal agencies and 6 civil society organizations closely linked with the cities. C40, the international network of cities engaged in the fight against climate change, is also affiliated to the project.
Lead: Municipality of Milan
Core Team: ActionAid Italia, ACRA, Mani Tese
Cities and municipal agencies: Almere, Metropolitan Agency Brasov, Bruges, Frankfurt, Lisbon CLLD Network, The London Waste and Recycling Board, Malmö, Institute Wcycle Maribor, Madrid, Groundwork Greater Manchester, Molenbeek-Saint-Jean, Murcia, Nea Smyrni, Pest, Turin, Sao Paolo, Sofia, Warsaw, Zagreb
Civil society organizations: European Association for Local Democracy – ALDA, ActionAid Hellas, Alianza por la Solidaridad, Biennale des jeunes créateurs de l’Europe et de la Méditerranée – BJCEM, Erasmus Student Network Italy – ESN Italy, Eating City – RISTECO