SCALE SCHOOL

What’s at stake for agriculture in the face of global warming

(voir version française ci-dessous) In recent years, the presence of organic food has exploded in our plates and the number of farms that choose to...

Why are we crowdfunding for the ScaleSchool!

ENGLISH VERSION   After 4 years of studying the Commons and the mutualization of know-how, where are we? After OpenChateau (x) 1 in 2014, then 2 in...

CONSUMER SURVEY REPORT: Learnings from the food decision makers

Open Team develops a training program that enables Nepalese farmers to learn sustainable farming practices and how to develop an economic activity through the...

Surveying the Community on Organic

With the ScaleSchool program we are building at OpenTeam, we want to build a system in Nepal where the producers get a fair price,...

Announcing Our First Local Funding in Nepal

We have some great news from our ScaleSchool team in Nepal! After being in Nepal, we realized that even just building relationships with local municipalities...

What is the ScaleSchool?

The ScaleSchool Methodology by Open Team : in Theory and in Practice at the organic farm selected in Nepal Article written by Open Team Director,...

Why the ScaleSchool

“Why improve the lives of hundreds when you can better the lives of millions by replicating solutions that work and have a positive impact...

The Reality of Unreliable Energy in Nepal

It’s Wednesday, October 3rd, and I’m waiting for electricity - again. In the meantime I try to use my time productively in regards of...

Preparing for the ScaleSchool journey to Nepal

Hi! It’s Sonja here. Some of you might know me, some of you aren’t familiar with me yet, but just hold on, during the...

AGRICULTURE

What’s at stake for agriculture in the face of global warming

(voir version française ci-dessous) In recent years, the presence of organic food has exploded in our plates and the number of farms that choose to...

Why are we crowdfunding for the ScaleSchool!

ENGLISH VERSION   After 4 years of studying the Commons and the mutualization of know-how, where are we? After OpenChateau (x) 1 in 2014, then 2 in...

COP24 Portraits Series – Part 2

  If you follow Open Team on Instagram, you’ll know that we have been posting some portraits of some of the amazing people we met...

Why Nepal?

You might be wondering, “Why is Open Team working in Nepal?”. It’s not just to see all the smiling faces of the Nepalese farmers...

Surveying the Community on Organic

With the ScaleSchool program we are building at OpenTeam, we want to build a system in Nepal where the producers get a fair price,...

Sikkim, the First Organic Indian State – Behind the Stage

The OpenTeam did some research to understand more what lies behind this impressive feat, and what other “organic switch” initiatives can learn from its story... How...

COP24 Portraits Series – Part 1

If you follow Open Team on Instagram, you’ll know that we have been posting some portraits of some of the amazing people we met...

Is permaculture micro-farming the future of sustainable agriculture?

→ La version française est ci-dessous.   Sodeh Hamzehlouyan, co-chair of the AMAP Ile-de-France network in France, gives her point of view during an interview with...

WEBDOC

BiałowieżaForestControversy – Intro Episode

At D-3 of COP24, the OpenTeam group of Polish video-bloggers is ready to unveil the webdoc it has been preparing for months! The goal?...

BialowiezaForestControversy Episode1: Why the forest is so unique?

Follow our 6-parts video-documentary about the famous Forest of Białowieża. The 1 st part is about the reasons why the BF is a unique...

BialowiezaForestControversyEpisode 2 : How does human activity impact the forest ?

This part is reviewing the different human activities that took place in the Białowieża forest in the past, the ones remaining today, its nature...

BialowiezaControversyEpisode 3 : How does climate change impact the forest ?

This part explains very concretely how the climate change and and the extreme weather conditions affects the Bialowieza Forest, in term of consequence on...

BialowiezaForestControversy Episode 4 : Active or passive conservation?

Watch our 4th episode about the #BialowiezaControversy video documentary. This time we are going to focus on what's the best for the forest: passive...

BialowiezaControversy Episode 5 : How to fight Bark Beetle ?

This consequent part focuses on one of the main matter around Bialowieza Controversy : How to fight the Bark Beetle, that is considered lately...

BialowiezaForestControversy Episode 6: Any Solutions ?

The last part gather all the protagonists around one simple question : are there any solutions to save the Bialowieza Forest ? Expand the National...
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Mapping Food Systems: A Participatory Research Tool Tested in Kenya and...

Introduction Today's unsustainable and inequitable food systems demand attention. Top-down rural development, industrial agriculture, and oligopolistic food systems have been increasingly called into question (Altieri...

Le Sénat a adopté le projet de loi énergie et climat en première lecture

Il prévoit notamment d'atteindre une baisse de 40% de la consommation d'énergies fossiles d'ici 2030, contre 30% précédemment.  Le Sénat a adopté en première lecture, dans...

L'autorité de la Grande Barrière de corail réclame des mesures contre le changement climatique

Inscrite au patrimoine mondial de l'Unesco, elle a subi en 2016 et 2017 deux épisodes de blanchissement sans précédent de ses coraux. Il faut mettre...

Retour de la canicule la semaine prochaine : elle sera “potentiellement au moins aussi intense...

La canicule sera de retour dimanche ou lundi et durera de 3 à 15 jours en fonction des régions, selon Météo France. Et impossible de...

Pour lutter contre la fonte des glaces en Antarctique, une étude propose d'utiliser des...

Les auteurs insistent sur le fait que cette solution très couteuse en énergie devrait s'accompagner d'une réduction radicale des émissions de gaz à effet...

Sécheresse : les 64 départements placés en restriction d'eau s'organisent

Les champs du Loiret sont arrosés avec parcimonie, une fois par semaine. Les agriculteurs du département doivent respecter l'arrêté préfectoral qui restreint l'accès à...