Urban Agriculture UA. Indicators. Belo Horizonte - BH: Capital of Minas Gerais State and the 5 th biggest capital of Brazil State of Minas Gerais : the third economy of Brazil 2,4 million inhabitants ( IBGE . 2010) Weather seasoned Pione er in Food and Nutritional Security
The aim of this axis is to promote and to foment the urban agriculture, through implementation of programs with participation of the civil society and spread of agricultural techniques of production and susteinability.
From seed to table Project
It´sanactivitygroupthat includes thecultivationofgrain, medicinal plants, flowers, fruitspecies, foresterhandling, handcraftoffood/drinkand animal husbandrydevelopedwiththesegoals: owncomsuption, exchange, donationor marketing. Is conducedbygroupswhichsplitthegrowingareas, the labor, theexpensesandtheproductionofvegetables in publicandprivateareas, wherepredominatethefamilyorcolectiveworkingrelations. (Municipal Law n. 10.255/11)
Agricultor Organization (cooperativeorassociations)
Tostablish a Social Contract:
TRAINING FOR THE AGRO-ECOLOGICAL BASED PRODUCTION
Directsell: neighbors, passers-by, fairs
Institucional Market: public and private schools, hospitals, restaurants.
Feasibility of commercialization
PRODUCTION OF SEEDLINGS: VILA PINHO COMMUNITY GARDEN AND ZOO-BOTÂNICA FOUDATION
Installing the Community
Garden Barreiro 2005
Partnership: Banco do Brasil Foundation, Regional Administrations, Education Municipal Secretary, NGO Francisco de Assis de Amparo and Protection to the Child and Adolescent, EMATER.
Vila Viva Taquaril
Improves the living conditions of social groups, in particular, those who live in a situation of food and nutritional insecurity because:
Improvethelivesof social groups, speciallyofthosewholives in foodandnutritionalinsecuritybecause:
It promotes the practice of fruit cultivation in common use and school spaces and others in he community, aiming at the auto-supply and the enlargement and preservation of green urban areas.
Objective: to encourage the creation of orchards in homes, community spaces, and schools in the municipality, making use of vacant spaces, seeking self-sufficiency and expansion of the vegetative cover in the city.
Conditionalities: phyisical space, and someone responsible for maintenance.
Procedures: Technical orientationabout planting and maintenance of fruit saplings and organic compost, and technical assistance.
Partnerships: EMATER-MG, Federal