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Ripess celebrates 20 years with a new website!

It is a great pleasure to share RIPESS’ new website with you. To celebrate the 20th anniversary of our movement we decided to redesign our website to give you more complete and updated content on RIPESS and SSE. It is the result of several months’ work thanks to the support of all the continental networks.

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CCEDNET renews its membership in RIPESS

The Canadian CED Network (CCEDNet) has been a member of the Intercontinental Network for the Promotion of Social Solidarity (RIPESS) since 2002. Although not involved in the first two International Meetings on the Globalization of Solidarity (Lima, Peru in 1997 and Quebec City in 2001) CCEDNet played a leadership role in planning the 2005 International …

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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) …

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A Charter For Developing Commons Of Data And Mapping

One of the earliest such maps was TransforMap, a project with origins in Austria and Germany that is using OpenStreetMap as a platform for helping people identify and connect with alternative economic projects. (…) As the varieties of maps proliferate, there is growing concern that the mapping projects truly function as commons and be capable of sharing …

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The First West African Meeting Of Agro-Ecological Actors, Togo, March 2017

We are women and men, farmers, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) activists, agronomists, agro-ecologists, agro-ecology trainers, Food Sovereignty activists, Civil Society actors from 7 different countries in West Africa. We come from Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Senegal and Togo. Over and above the current extraordinary social and economic challenges, our societies are all …

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