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Rebuilding the Broken Link: Local Solidarity Partnerships in West Africa

After Europe and the Mediterranean Basin, Urgenci just completed its third Regional Mapping of Local Solidarity -based Partnerships between producers and consumers. Local solidarity -based partnerships for agroecology are an unlimited model for disseminating contract based direct sales. Together with other forms of short distribution chains, they can provide an efficient tool for rebuilding producer-consumer relationships. …

Elise Pierrette Memong Meno

Challenges of the new SSE Parliamentary Network in Cameroon

As a result of the collaboration between RESSCAM (Social and Solidarity Economy National Network of Cameroon) and the parliamentarians, the Social and Solidarity Economy Parliamentarians Network (the KEY) was officially launched in November 2017*. This is an important step forward for SSE in Cameroon, one in which we should rejoice and also ensure that its …

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April 10: Join the webinar about women realities and challenges in SSE governance

For the 4th session of our Women & ESS seminar cycle, we will discuss the issue of governance in SSE with activists in the field. We are pleased to invite you to the Women&SSE Webinar#4, on April 10th at 13H UTC / GMT. Related to this fourth session, about Women & Governance in SSE : This panel of experiences highlights the contribution …

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Learning Journey on LSPA in Lebanon, November 2017

Learning Journey on Local Solidarity Partnerships for Agroecology between producers and consumers in Lebanon, November 22-25, 2017   Press release, Monday, November 27, 2017 Urgenci, the international network of Local Solidarity Partnerships for Agroecology between producers and consumers (LSPA) and Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Food and …

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Praia Manifesto, a commitment to an Inclusive and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED)

The major international networks of Social and Solidarity Economy and Finance (SSEF) commit to an Inclusive, Resilient, Low Carbon and Sustainable Local Economic Development (LED). Meeting in Praia, Cabo Verde, on the occasion of the 4th World Forum for Local Economic Development, the SSE International Forum, the Global Fund for Cities Development-FMDV, the Global Social …

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Euro-African Cooperation Forum on SSE training, Marrakech, May 2017

The International Forum “Engagement, Citizenship and Development: How to train in the Social and Solidarity Economy” was held in Marrakech from May 22 to 24, attracting 380 participants from 22 countries, 55 universities and 87 SSE organizations.  This three-day event is a project of fruitful Franco-Moroccan cooperation between the Cadi Ayyad University of Marrakech (UCAM) …