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Porto Alegre: a processing unit to provide the city with organic oil and byproducts

Author: FAO, EStà, City of Porto Alegre
Publisher:FAO
2018

In Brazil, the City of Porto Alegre supported the implementation of a processing unit to provide the city with organic oil and byproducts. The unit has been launched by “the Metropolitan Agroecology Network” (RAMA) and benefits smallholders using agroecological practices that conserve biodiversity. The unit is based on recycling principles: food waste is returned to rural properties to produce organic meat, milk and eggs.

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean
Coverage: Brazil
Areas of focus: Food production and ecosystem management