From grape waste to anti-aging creams
What to do with grape waste? Can wine-litter become a resource, and eventually be turned into cosmetics? An EU-funded project is working to make it happen, with the final goal to create work opportunities in countries stricken by economic crises. It is called BESTMEDGRAPE, and it’s a project implemented by Italy, Tunisia, France, Lebanon and Jordan, under the Mediterranean Sea Basin ENI CBC Programme.
"We connect buyers and sellers to sustain agrobusiness"
When fishing gets hooked up by sustainable tourism
How can u improve your fishing techniques and protect your family’s income if you are a traditional fisherman? And how can you link your work to the growing opportunities offered by an upward sector like tourism? These were the challenges faced by the ENPI cross-border project “Club Bleu Artisanal” implemented by Sicily (Italy) and Tunisia.
"In the end, the Tunisians spoke Italian, the Italians spoke French and also some words of Arabic."
"This programme is being built by the people involved in it: it's its real value"