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  • Indian Farmers Reject RCEP Trade Agreement, plan major national level agitations
    by abhilash on 19 September 2018 at 8 h 33 min

    19 Sep, Coimbatore: In a strategy meeting held in Coimbatore today, farmers leaders from the South Indian Coordination Committee of Farmers Movements (SICCFM) [1] have rejected the RCEP Trade Agreement, a mega trade deal between some of Asia’s biggest economies, because of disastrous impacts on India’s farmers livelihoods, who are already reeling under an agrarian... Read more → The post Indian Farmers Reject RCEP Trade Agreement, plan major national level agitations appeared […]

  • Peasants of the world urge states to adopt declaration on their rights
    by Ndabezinhle on 18 September 2018 at 20 h 54 min

    Press Release (Geneva, September 18, 2018) La Via Campesina and allies CETIM, FIAN and other organisations are in Geneva to engage, confirm commitments of and persuade member states of the Human Rights Council to support an international legal instrument to enable the effective protection the rights of peasants and other people working in rural areas.... Read more → The post Peasants of the world urge states to adopt declaration on their rights appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Call for Action: Mobilizing for the Full Rights of Migrants and Refugees
    by abhilash on 18 September 2018 at 10 h 02 min

    International Collective on Migrations and Waged Workers Rabat, Sunday September 9, 2018 Having met in Rabat, under the auspices of the Fédération Nationale du Secteur Agricole, on 7, 8 and 9 of September 2018, the International Collective of Migrations and Waged Workers of La Via Campesina, launches this call of action to all organizations, regions... Read more → The post Call for Action: Mobilizing for the Full Rights of Migrants and Refugees appeared first on Via […]

  • Patterns for Decentralised Organising
    by Josh Davis on 17 September 2018 at 14 h 50 min

    How can we be inclusive without spending all our time in meetings? How do we deal with power imbalances? How do we prioritise what to work on? How do we undo our programming and develop an open, collaborative culture? And where does accountability come from if there is no boss!?[full screen]Movements & Struggles: Peace BuildingPractices, Tools & Strategies: Linking Opposition & AlternativesStrategies for ChangeEconomic Sectors: Organizational Support & Development […]

  • Key Facilitation Skills: Working Constructively with Emotions
    by Josh Davis on 14 September 2018 at 15 h 31 min

    cross-posted from Laird's Commentary on Community and ConsensusAs a professional facilitator for more than three decades, I've had ample opportunity to observe which skills make the most difference. As a facilitation trainer the past 15 years, I've collected plenty of data about which lessons have been the most challenging for students to digest.Institutions & Structures: CollectivesIntentional CommunitiesMovements & Struggles: Peace BuildingEconomic […]

  • Seven ways to build the solidarity economy
    by Socioeco.org on 14 September 2018 at 0 h 26 min

    Article of Transformation, September 4, 2018Auteurs : Emily KawanoMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : le concept d’ESSSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Social and Solidarity-based Economy and Territory From Embeddedness to Co-construction
    by Socioeco.org on 14 September 2018 at 0 h 26 min

    Auteurs : Xabier Itçaina, Nadine Richez-BattestiAuteurs : Centre international de recherches et d’information sur l’économie publique, sociale et coopérative (CIRIEC)Mots-clés géographiques : Europe, France, Italie, Espagne, Roumanie, Belgique, Portugal, Amérique du Nord, Québec, Amérique latine et Caraïbes, Vénézuela, BrésilMots-clés thématiques : Ancrage territorialSocioeco.org, site […]

  • Food & Solidarity: Leveling Up the Fight Against Hunger
    by Socioeco.org on 14 September 2018 at 0 h 26 min

    Article in Medium, August 2018Auteurs : Marcus HillMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : agriculture durable, maintien de l’agriculture paysanne, souveraineté alimentaireSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Mobilization on 25th September: We are fed up of your EU agricultural policy!
    by abhilash on 13 September 2018 at 5 h 29 min

    We are fed up! On the 25th of September the Ministers of Agriculture of the EU will gather behind the thick walls of the castle Schloss Hof to lay the ground-work for the agriculture and nutrition of the future. Instead of a fundamental course correction, it is “business as usual” that will be served to... Read more → The post Mobilization on 25th September: We are fed up of your EU agricultural policy! appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • In rural Paraguay, women are on the frontlines of a ‘race against time’ to save native seeds
    by abhilash on 13 September 2018 at 5 h 18 min

    Amid the spread of industrial farming, transgenic crops and seed patents, rural women are conserving native varieties and teaching others about agroecology. This article by Maria Sanz Dominguez first appeared on the website of Open Democracy 50.50, on 11 Sept 2018. In Chacore, about 200 kilometers east of Asunción, Paraguay’s capital, Ceferina Guerrero, 68, walks... Read more → The post In rural Paraguay, women are on the frontlines of a ‘race against time’ to save […]

  • Dialogue national coopératif et solidaire – Pérou
    by inaise_admin on 12 September 2018 at 13 h 20 min

    Le 5 juillet dernier, le Président d’INAISE, Milder Villegas était à Lima au Pérou dans le cadre du Dialogue coopératif et solidaire organisé par notre membre Cooperativa de Ahorro y Crédito Fortalecer. Près de 200 personnes du secteur coopératif et de l’économie sociale du Pérou étaient réunies. Lisez la déclaration (en espagnol) : DIALOGO NACIONAL COOPERATIVO Y […]

  • Week of Action against WTO and Free Trade: Thousands of Korean peasants mobilise in Seoul
    by abhilash on 12 September 2018 at 9 h 01 min

    On September 11th 2018, the day of national peasants rally, peasants of Korea gathered in front of National Assembly located in Yeoido, Seoul. 11 September, Tuesday, Seoul: About 5000 peasants from Korean Peasant League(KPL), Korean Women Peasant Association(KWPA), Organic Farmers Korea(OFK), Catholic Farmers’ Movement(CCFM), and Korea Rice Producers Association gathered to urge big change in... Read more → The post Week of Action against WTO and Free Trade: Thousands of Korean […]

  • No to any NAFTA concessions on grain grading, says NFU
    by abhilash on 12 September 2018 at 5 h 35 min

    Press Release from the National Farmers Union from Canada, members of La Via Campesina North America Region (Saskatoon) – A United States government fact sheet summarizing the agriculture-related aspects of its recent bilateral deal with Mexico suggests Canada’s unparalleled grain grading and quality assurance system is now on the NAFTA negotiating table. The document says... Read more → The post No to any NAFTA concessions on grain grading, says NFU appeared first on Via […]

  • Nyéléni Newsletter: Migration and Food Sovereignty
    by Ndabezinhle on 11 September 2018 at 10 h 05 min

    The new edition of the Nyéléni Newsletter is now online! The so-called migration crisis has taken a highly tragic turn. Many escape due to the violence of the wars of occupation, others do so because of the disasters of the climate crisis and many more because of the inequities of this voracious and savage capitalist... Read more → The post Nyéléni Newsletter: Migration and Food Sovereignty appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Tuesday October 2nd, come to the CITIES Breakfast at the GSEF2018 Bilbao!
    by cities on 10 September 2018 at 18 h 22 min

    Wake up with C.I.T.I.E.S. ! Tuesday October 2nd, 8am- 9am, Networking Txokolounge Meet C.I.T.I.E.S. and its member territories in an interactive breakfast with international gastronomic specialties and much more: – C.I.T.I.E.S. practical experiences – Conversation: “The social economy as an axis for local development” Mr. Won Soon Park, Mayor of Seoul Mr. Gerardo Pisarello, First Deputy Mayor of Barcelona Mr. Robert Beaudry, Deputy Mayor for Economic Development, […]

  • Introducing the Cooperative Educators Network
    by Josh Davis on 10 September 2018 at 16 h 34 min

    [Editor's note: The tri-lingual press release is embedded at the bottom of the page.]GEO is happy to announce that the Cooperative Educators Network website is up and running! We’ve been working on this for quite awhile now and we thought it would be nice to share some of the project history and vision with our readers.Regions: United StatesCanadaLatin AmericaInstitutions & Structures: Support OrganizationsVisions & Models: cooperative commonwealthMovements & […]

  • Everything for everyone: Michel Bauwens interviews Nathan Schneider
    by Commons Transition on 10 September 2018 at 7 h 45 min

    This book followed especially naturally from the Occupy one, Thank You, Anarchy. After the protests died down in 2012 and 2013, I started noticing that some of the activists I’d been following got involved in cooperative businesses. The first business I know of that started at Occupy Wall Street was a worker co-op print shop. Other people were helping create co-ops in areas of New York hit by Hurricane Sandy. There was this euphoria about the idea of co-ops among many of these […]

  • Social Cooperatives International School 2018
    by Cicopa on 9 September 2018 at 13 h 31 min

    Check out the programme and register now! Read mor […]

  • Michaela Fisher on Her Cooperative World Tour
    by Josh Davis on 7 September 2018 at 18 h 24 min

    [Editor's note: The participants in this conversation are all users of Social.Coop, a cooperatively managed social network. To join Social.Coop, click here. Unfortunately, due to technical difficulties during the recording session we lost a few minutes of Michaela's talk as well as a question from Emi. Our content manager promises to do better next time.] Regions: CanadaLatin AmericaAsia (Southeast)Western EuropeInstitutions & Structures: Support OrganizationsWorker […]

  • La Via Campesina | e-Newsletter | July-August 2018
    by nyoni on 7 September 2018 at 10 h 30 min

    The July-August 2018 edition of La Via Campesina’s monthly newsletter is out! It brings latest news and updates including Via Campesina’s various calls to mobilise against the WTO and Free Trade Agreements on the 10th of September and the forthcoming International Monetary Fund and the World Bank annual meetings in Bali-Indonesia on 8-14 October 2018.... Read more → The post La Via Campesina | e-Newsletter | July-August 2018 appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • Peasant struggles against Neo-Liberalism to realize a ‘WORLD BEYOND THE BANKS’
    by abhilash on 5 September 2018 at 6 h 18 min

    The IMF-World Bank Annual Meeting is slated to take place in Bali, Indonesia from 8-14 October 2018. La Via Campesina calls upon its members and allies to mobilize in large numbers. 05 September, Harare: La Via Campesina calls upon its members, allied social movements and civil society organizations in the world to gather and move... Read more → The post Peasant struggles against Neo-Liberalism to realize a ‘WORLD BEYOND THE BANKS’ appeared first on Via Campesina English. […]

  • The Reality and Perspectives of the Social and Solidarity Economy in the City of Praia
    by Socioeco.org on 4 September 2018 at 0 h 10 min

    Organismes : Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF)Mots-clés géographiques : Afrique, Cap VertMots-clés thématiques : entrepreneuriat solidaireSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Mapping of the social and solidarity economy of Peru
    by Socioeco.org on 4 September 2018 at 0 h 10 min

    Organismes : Grupo Red de Economía Solidaria de Peru (GRESP), Global Social Economy Forum (GSEF)Mots-clés thématiques : entrepreneuriat solidaire, chiffres de l’ESSSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • COMMUNITY CONTROL OF LAND & HOUSING. Exploring strategies for combating displacement, expanding ownership, and building community wealth
    by Socioeco.org on 4 September 2018 at 0 h 10 min

    The Democracy CollaborativeAuteurs : Jarrid Green, Thomas M. HannaMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : Accès solidaire à la propriété (Community Land Trust)Socioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • Shared Core Values of High Performing Employee-Owned Enterprises
    by Socioeco.org on 4 September 2018 at 0 h 10 min

    Journal of Management, Spirituality & Religion, Volume 15, Number 4, pp. 285-304,Auteurs : Richard C. Hoffman, Frank M. ShipperMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : coopératives de travailSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Documents […]

  • What Barcelona’s Social and Solidarity Economy Means for NYC
    by Josh Davis on 3 September 2018 at 16 h 08 min

    cross-posted from CEANYCRegions: United StatesWestern EuropeInstitutions & Structures: CommonsVisions & Models: beyond capitalismcooperative commonwealthplace-based (local) economicsMovements & Struggles: Economic JusticePractices, Tools & Strategies: Linking Opposition & AlternativesSolidarity Economy OrganizingEconomic Sectors: Community DevelopmentPublic Policy & Governanc […]

  • 5th Cooperative Summit of the Americas
    by Cicopa on 3 September 2018 at 11 h 20 min

    Co-operatives of the Americas and The Co-operative Confederation of the Argentine Republic (Cooperar), together with the member organizations of the International Co-operative Alliance in Argentina, invite you to take part in the V Co-operative Summit of the Americas, "Co-operatives at a time of global challenges", which will take place in the city of Buenos Aires between October 23 and 26, 2018. […]

  • SEC. 862. Opportunities for employee-owned business concerns through Small Business Administration loan programs.
    by Socioeco.org on 31 August 2018 at 23 h 56 min

    United States of AmericaMots-clés géographiques : Amérique du Nord, États-UnisMots-clés thématiques : Les coopératives, politiques publiques, législation ESS, Textes de loiSocioeco.org, site ressources de l’économie sociale et solidaire – Vidéos […]

  • No Justice Without Love
    by Josh Davis on 31 August 2018 at 18 h 48 min

    Movements & Struggles: Peace BuildingPractices, Tools & Strategies: Solidarity Economy Organizing […]

  • The USA just passed the first national legislation that focuses on worker cooperatives
    by Cicopa on 30 August 2018 at 15 h 01 min

    CICOPA joins its member USFWC – the U.S. Federation of Worker Cooperatives – in celebrating the first employee ownership-focused law in more than twenty years and applauding this “bipartisan effort to improve small business loans and outreach for employee ownership”.&nbs […]