INNOFARM-Innovative Indoor farming applications for future Urban Farmers

EU population is projected to continue to grow older and by 2050, the world’s population will approach 10 billion (2/3 of whom will live in cities). Considering the food demand of this aging and urbanising population “Urban Agriculture” (UA) has become of great interest in finding new answers for how cities can master recent agricultural, social, economic, and ecological challenges. UA takes place in many styles, and through the involvement of many different kinds of stakeholders. Thousands of newcomers to UA are expected, including not only agricultural students or professional farmers but also unemployed youth, social & educational bodies, environmental actors, general public(who have concerns on aforementioned issues) each of them requiring all of whom need specific technical competences in UA