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Asociace místních potravinových iniciativ AMPI

Type of Organization: Non-governmental organization
Areas of work: Food chains
Region: Prague
Country: Czechia
Description:
AMPI is a non-profit organization founded in 2014, focused mainly on development of local food, solidarity-based initiatives and Food Sovereignty in the Czech Republic as well as throughout Europe. Its main targets are to educate adults, youth and children in the field of environmental aspects of agriculture and food consumption, to provide farmers and consumers a guidance in setting up local food initiatives and social enterprises, to promote local food alternatives and perform research and study activities in the field of sustainable farming and local food systems. We stand behind the development of the Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) in the Czech Republic. AMPI members are also connected to national organic agriculture movement and AMPI is an initiator of debates and actions around access to land in the Czech Republic, in conjunction with other organizations. On the international level, AMPI plays an active role in URGENCI network and Access to Land Network.