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Posted by on Sep 1, 2016 | 0 comments

Tatamagouche: Community Land Trust

Tatamagouche: Community Land Trust

In order to organise their community, they took inspiration from the Trust Land system. In this system, which facilitates acquiring land for a reasonable cost, you pay a sum of money and you have the right to use the land for 99 years.

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Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 | 0 comments

IBC, Bioregionalism in defense of el Cerrado

IBC, Bioregionalism in defense of el Cerrado

IBC was created as an alternative to help the preservation of the El Cerrado biome, since apart from the individual areas of construction (which represent one fourth of the total size of the land), the permaculture design anticipated an area of permanent conservation, planting areas, and community spaces with various purposes.

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Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 | 0 comments

Ríos de Encontro – Rivers of Meeting

Ríos de Encontro – Rivers of Meeting

For the past seven years, they had been working to renew the cultural and artistic heritage of the community that had been suppressed throughout more than a century of exploitation. Its aim is to integrate the four generations within the community, including health, educational and security professionals, along with government officials.

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Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 | 2 comments

HUB, a platform for social innovation

HUB, a platform for social innovation

The HUB is a global network of local, independent spaces that share the same brand and identity. Its founders think that there is abundance of good ideas for the creation of a more sustainable world but there is a lack of resources and sites where these can develop or turn into small businesses or NGOs.

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Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 | 0 comments

Recuperated Companies: Stop Crisis, Self-Organization

Recuperated Companies: Stop Crisis, Self-Organization

IMPA employees occupied the factory in 1998, when it became clear that the assets were being stripped. This is a situation that has been replicated numerous times. The employers want to sell all the machines and furniture – they would sometimes buy them themselves via a shell company — in order to then bankrupt the company.

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