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No Agroecology without farmers ! No Agroecology without Conscious Consumers !

The 2nd International Symposium on Agroecology took place at the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) headquarters in Rome, 3-5 April 2018. 700 participants, representing Member States, FAO agencies, farmers’ unions, civil society organisations and social movements as well as researchers from all over the world exchanged on their practices and visions of agroecology. Urgenci, the international …

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2d European Meeting of Independant Medias and SSE

During the 1st meeting at the UniverSSE Congress in June 2017 in Athens, RIPESS Europe requested the second European meeting “Independent, Alternative and Cooperative Media and SSE” in Villarceaux (near Paris) of several independent media (print and electronic) from several European countries – (see list here). The intention of this meeting was to reflect on …

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Five-part webinar series on solidarity and cooperative economics

The Asian American Solidarity Economies Project presents a five-part webinar series in 2018 on solidarity and cooperative economics targeted to the assets and needs of Asian American immigrant and refugee communities. You can access the contents of the latest webinars while we warmly invite you to join and share the coming ones. March 19th 2018 …

Denison Jayasooria

TAPPING POTENTIAL OF SSE FOR SDGS

The Asia Solidarity Economy Council (ASEC) hosted a workshop on “Social Solidarity Economy & SDGs, Tapping the potential” at the Asian Pacific People Forum on Sustainable development on March 26, 2018 at Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand (Full programme here). About 20 people from various CSOs from eleven Asian countries gathered at this session which was …

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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A feminist economy: a prerequisite for solidarity economy. Report on the 3rd RIPESS webinar on Women and SSE

Four feminist speakers, all practitioners and experts in SSE from very different backgrounds shared their reflections with us on the feminist economy from a gender perspective on SSE in this third webinar of the RIPESS open group on Women and SSE. Here is some feedback on their interventions. Firstly we wish to thank the thirty …

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