During the COVID 19 pandemic, gardening and food co-ops are some community projects that are being implemented by local government leaders, to increase urban sustainability, food security and resilience. At the smallest unit of governance, the Barangay level, Liga ng mga Babaeng Kagawad and Sangguniang Kabataan, among others, are key stakeholders that amplify the voice and strengthen coordinated action.
Honeycomb Builders Inc., with Kids Who Farm and Urban Communes, are one with stakeholders in building inclusive and resilient communities lay the basis for solidarity and the Filipino spirit of "bayanihan" which has proven its necessity during the pandemic. This round table seeks to dig deeper into the nexus through the following guide questions:
What are effective best practices in urban farming in the Philippines?
How to scale-up such locally-driven movements on a national level?
Names and Titles of Speakers
Ms. Regine Guevara, Founder, SDG Villages;
Atty. JC Tejano, Founder, Urban Green Communes;
Mr. Muneer Hinay, Founder, Kids Who Farm;Mr. Cris Rollo, Director, UN Habitat Philippines;
Engr. Eduardo Sanchez Jr, CEO, Honeycomb Builders Philippines