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Activities for institutions

This section is dedicated to local authorities interested to safeguard and promote among consumers the importance of Mediterranean Diet lifestyle as a common good that can convey the values of community and belonging, dialogue and cooperation.

Local authorities may have a key role in order to increase the awareness of consumers, being the nearest institutions to citizens.

At this purpose, MedDiet project has developed and validated a shared Mediterranean Knowledge System of the Mediterranean Diet: a common system of tools for the promotion and safeguard of Mediterranean Diet.

The “Mediterranean Diet tool-kit” allows staffs of local authorities to acquire knowledge and competences on how to implement initiatives promoting Mediterranean Diet in their territories.

With the use of these tools and the contribution of trained promoters from local authorities, 45 pilot projects have already been implemented involving 15.000 consumers.

Each pilot project has been developed on one of the following activities, according to the specific needs of each local authority and country:

  • workshops on “MedDiet taste”
  • Cooking courses
  • “competitions of ideas” on Mediterranean Diet
  • Local events

If you are interested to know more about the Mediterranean Diet and MedDiet project contact us or visit one of our 20 Mediterranean Diet Info-Points located in 10 different countries.

Publish date 09/09/2015 12:46
Last updated 09/09/2015 12:50