Plate-forme des Actions Alimentaires Urbaines

Nantes: turning wastelands into productive lands

Author: FAO, EStà, Municipality of Nantes

Nantes territorial food project identified land plots to be converted into farming areas. The Municipality along with a multi-stakeholder group identified the resources and infrastructure needed and implemented new farming activities on 137 sites across 1 900 ha within five years.

Region: Europe
Coverage: France
Areas of focus: Food production and ecosystem management