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The Green activites
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The Green activites

The main areas of social farmingClick to read  
The beneficiariesClick to read  
Benefits for usersClick to read  
Multifunctionality in agriculture Click to read  
Care for nature Click to read  
Agricultural activitiesClick to read  

Social Farming Rural Skills


The objective of this module is to illustrate the different types of agricultural activities and the reasons for their adoption in social farming projects. The case of the San Michele Arcangelo Cooperative and the activities carried out in social agriculture will also be presented.


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