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Ghent, Belgium - Transformative Action Award Winner, 2018

The Transformative Action Award recognises outstanding achievement in transforming cities for a more sustainable future.

The award rewards current or concluded Transformative Actions that address the pathways of the Basque Declaration related to three categories: socio-cultural transformation; socio-economic transformation; and technological transformation.

During an award ceremony held in Brussels at the European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Ghent (Belgium) was announced as the winner of the Transformative Action Award, 2018.

Ghent won the award for their action which seeks to transform the city’s local food system through participative governance models.

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