MADRE - Metropolitan Agriculture for Developing an innovative, sustainable and Responsible Economy


Programme: Interreg Mediterranean

Lifetime: 1st February 2017 – 31th July 2018

Project budget: 1,17 M €


ERDF funds: 0,99 M €


Keywords: urban and peri-urban agriculture, sustainable economy, urban-rural relationship.


Objective: MADRE aims to promote metropolitan agriculture in the Mediterranean area through the creation of a transnational cluster of key stakeholders on Urban and Periurban Agriculture. Six flagship metropolitan areas are involved: Barcelona, Montpellier, Marseille, Bologna, Tirana, Thessaloniki. The project involves the organization of thematic events and the development of a platform for gathering good practices.



  • AViTeM Marseille (France)
  • ANIMA Investment Network Marseille (France) 
  • CIHEAM-MAIM Montpellier (France)
  • MedCities Barcelona (Spain)
  • Metropolitan City of Bologna (Italy)
  • Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece)
  • Agricultural University of Tirana (Albania)




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