2. Project title as used in publicity and others materialsEAThink2015. Eat local, think global
3. Project number349-033
4. Year of Call2013/14
5. Project start month and year01/2015
6. Project finish month and year12/2017
7. Name and location of lead CSO or LA
cso: Fondazione ACRA

Italy
8. Name and country of project partners based in the EU
Austria

9. Total project budget (in Euro):3,597,010.44
10. EC contribution to total project budget (percent):85
11. Main approach of the projectfocussing on a global learning approach within formal education
12.Main project on-line information channels used by the project: Website: www.eathink2015.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/eathink2015
Twitter: https://twitter.com/eathink2015
Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW3NWw3uasSvOYJbmoDOYtg
13. Project background: Why is the project taking place? Why is the need form the project?The current food system has many negative impacts on the environment and health, with political and financial interests often threatening farmers and consumers’ rights. Rapid and contradictory changes co-exist side by side, and it is hard to interpret events and take action to change. The role of education becomes increasingly central in encouraging young people to develop their own tools for critical understanding.
14. Overall objective of the project (as shown in the project log-frame)Contribute to increasing EU youth awareness of, and engagement in, post-2015 public debate and the contribution of EU de-velopment cooperation policies to global sustainable development
15. Specific objectives of the project (as shown in the project log-frame)Enhanced European students’ and teachers’ critical understanding and active en-gagement on global development challenges, focusing on sustainable food systems and small-holder farming in Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Hungary, Italy, Malta, Poland
16. Expected results of the project (as shown in the project log-frame)
17. Main themes and geographical areas addressed by the projectagriculture,forestry
consumption
ecology, biodiversity, natural environment
education, lifelong learning
global citizenship
human rights, justice
hunger, food security
sustainable development
Africa: sub-Sahara
Europe: EU and EEA
18. Project participants, audiences, target groups, beneficiaries. Please select all that apply and for each state the numbers actively engaged in the project to datea) Teachers, teacher educators, HE lecturers/ academics
b) Pupils/Students from primary, secondary and tertiary levels
c) Formal education institutions (schools, universities, etc.)
e) Young people (< 25 years, outside formal education)
m) Other Civil Society Organisations (targeted by the project)
n) Local Authorities (targeted by the project)
o) Local decision makers
p) National and international decision makers (e.g. MPs, MEPs, members of government, civil servants, EC commissioners)
19. Other beneficiaries not listed above
20. Main activities used by the project to engage its participants, audience and target grouptraining, project or curriculum development workshop/courses (one-off events lasting up to 1 day)
series of workshops/courses (involving the same individuals over several, not necessarily consecutive, days)
public meetings/public discussion fora
exhibitions and fairs
conferences
public demonstrations/events
social media interventions and discussions initiated by the project
21. Other major activities not listed above
22. Please give a short description of the major result or success of the project so far. (If you project is less than 1 year old feel free to ignore this question)The project answers to the teachers' needs providing materials, tools and methodologies to improve civic, social and digital competencies of their students. Strengthening their social, civic and digital competencies, students will be able to use their knowledge and skills experimented at school in the real life and more widely engaged in efforts to eradicate global poverty and promote sustainable ways of life. The Expo Milan 2015 gave the project the occasion to set up an educational web space integrated with the Eathink official website (www.eathink2015.org) and use a set of social media to disseminate and share educational contents and tools on food and sustainability from the Milan Expo to the web, run by young web journalists.