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Africa and Middle East – RAESS

Africa and Middle East – RAESS

Africa and Middle East – RAESS2022-12-23T11:46:33+01:00

Who we are

The African Network for Social and Solidarity Economy (ANSSE) is a non-profitmaking association. It was created in 2010 at the initiative of 25 civil society organisations from various African countries. It brings together 22 country networks that are active in the field of sustainable and inclusive development.

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1) Algérie, 2) Maroc, 3) Tunisie, 4) Egypte, 5) Côte d’Ivoire, 6)  Bénin, 7) Burkina Faso, 8) Cameroun, 10) Togo, 11) Sénégal, 12) Mali, 13) Niger, 14) Guinée Conakry, 15) Guinée Equatoriale, 16) Iles Maurice, 17) Ethiopie, 18) République démocratique du Congo, 19) Cap-Vert

  • Omega Farms in Ethiopia
  • Union Nationale des Travailleurs du Congo (UNTC)
  • Réseau Ivoirien de l’économie Sociale et Solidaire (RIESS)
  • Réseau National de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire du Cameroun (RESSCAM)
  • Réseau Togolais de l’Economie Sociale et solidaire (RTESS)
  • Réseau National pour la Promotion de l’ESS (RENAPESS-BF)
  • Conférence Panafricaine Coopérative (CPC)
  • Groupe Béninois de l’ESS (GBESS)
  • Réseau d’Associations de l’Économie Sociale (RADES)
  • Institut Panafricain pour le développement (IPD)
  • Union Nationale des Mutuelles (UNAM)
  • Union Générale des Coopératives d’Égypte
  • Réseau Guinéen de l’économie Sociale et Solidaire (REGESS)
  • Fédération Nationale des Organisations de Producteurs de Guinée Equatoriale (FENOCGE)
  • Mutuelle Familiale d’Algérie
  • Réseau national d’appui à la promotion de l’économie sociale et solidaire du Mali (RENAPESS)
  • Organisation Nigérienne pour la Promotion de l’Hydraulique et du Développement à la Base (ONPHDB)
  • Groupement Sénégalais de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire (GSESS)
  • Réseau D’Economie Sociale et Solidaire d’Ile Maurice (RESSIM)
  • Réseau Marocain de l’Economie Sociale et Solidaire (REMESS)

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RAESS, moving forward on the Social Solidarity Economy pathway in Cameroon

Last August, a configuration session was held between RESSCAM (ESS Cameroon), member of the African Network of the Social Solidarity Economy (RAESS) and the Municipal Council of the commune of Galim. In the department of Bamboutos, in the Western region of Cameroon, in the presence of the mayor himself, Mr. TSHOUONGANG Elie Saker. In Cameroon, there is a framework law [...]

SSE further confirmed as a strategy to achieve the 2030 SDGs

The Project “Advocacy for the promotion of SSE as a strategy to achieve Sustainable Development (SDGs) in the post-COVID-19 context (ACCD-RIPESS)” has helped to revive the hope of social solidarity economy enterprises. COVID-19 has had devastating effects on SSE actors in Africa. This is the case for RAESS members, the vast majority of whom have been affected. Some were forced [...]

Towards the strengthening of SSE ecosystems at all levels: Co-construction of public policies for the promotion of SSE, and advocacy strategies and tools from local to global.

On Tuesday 14th of December, RIPESS members and other SSE actors from around the world got together to exchange on advocacy strategies and collaboration with local, national and international policymakers for co-constructing public policies to strengthen SSE ecosystems around the world. The Director of the Catalan Agency for Development Cooperation, Carme Gual, together with Shigeru Tanaka, joint-coordinator of RIPESS, officially [...]

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