A city-led program to promote a sustainable model of local development by fostering the development of a circular economy between the agricultural production of rural peripheries and the vibrant consumption market of São Paulo’s city centre.
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Problems and Purpose
By fostering the development of a circular economy between rural producers and city-center consumers, the Ligue os Pontos program aims to:
- Support sustainable urban agriculture production for a healthier food system in São Paulo, in order to
- Limit the city’s unplanned and massive urban sprawl, and
- Guarantee food and water security
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 Lucas Antonio Cividanes Gomes and Clément da Cruz, "Towards a Sustainable, Circular and Resilient Urban Agriculture in São Paulo?: The "Ligue os Pontos" Program," Urbanistes du Monde 2019 Forum, https://www.academia.edu/40374560/Towards_a_Sustainable_Circular_and_Resilient_Urban_Agriculture_in_S%C3%A3o_Paulo_The_Ligue_os_Pontos_Program