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Agriculture Biodiversity Employment

Bees give wings to refugees

Since 2016, the Ile-de-France-based association Espero has been working to promote the professional integration of refugees through urban agriculture. And one of the flagship areas it promotes is beekeeping. Ibrahim Karout, of Syrian origin, passes on his know-how on bees to new arrivals in France to help them find work. The association has set up […]

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Agriculture Ecology Employment

In Romainville, a caterer helps people to integrate into the world of work

Since 2013, Baluchon has opened its doors in Romainville, in the departement Seine-Saint-Denis. The aim of this caterer like no other? To make meal trays with local and seasonal products, made by employees in integration, and distributed in the Paris region. Cover picture: Pierre Gautheron.

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Employment Sport Youth

In Angers, they convert the try in employment

Since 2017, the Angers rugby club, under the impetus of its president Patrice Le Ber, has launched a professional training programme. The aim: to combine the values of sport with a return to employment. The 400-hour training programme includes 120 hours of sports activities and an internship. On completion, 80% of the candidates find work. […]