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  • Innovación y redes de cooperación para el desarrollo local - HDRNet
    of strategic importance To promote innovation the characteristics of each territory the presence of the local actors and the creation of formal and informal networks of cooperation are essential as they are capable of stimulating the processes of sustainable territorial development Based on the innovator environment theory the text analyzes the possibilities and obstacles of promoting innovation in peripheral territories dominated by the presence of small companies and traditional activities

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/311/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Solidarity Finance - HDRNet
    as social enterprise or social purpose business to distinguish these enterprises from profit driven private enterprises these hybrid business forms are emerging in both the North and in the South yet their needs for capital are not fully met The diversity of their financial needs is not reflected in the rapidly growing social finance market limited largely to debt instruments As this paper points out social and solidarity economy enterprises require investment tools that correspond with the life cycle of these enterprises from pre start up to start up consolidation and growth In many cases access to small loans prevents SSE enterprises from achieving scale and so on This paper presents an overview of solidarity finance in the context of a burgeoning financial market to meet social objectives referred to today as social finance and impact investment Numerous illustrations are provided of innovation in this emergent market and its capacity to meet the needs for capital in collective enterprises in the North and in the South is critically evaluated As well the policy measures to regulate this new market and to attract potential investors are addressed As this financial market continues to grow it presents many challenges not the least

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/663/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Food Security and Sovereignty - HDRNet
    globally in food security and sovereignty with the increasing awareness of the limitations and negative consequences of the agri industrial food system on human health physical environment and social equity and in the escalation of anthropogenic climate change Within this context this paper focuses on how social and solidarity enterprises based on locally based food systems are addressing environmental social and economic issues These enterprises are meeting the need for food security and food sovereignty This emergent social economy in the food sector is contextual and place based and has the potential to be more resilient by building on long established traditional practices and the protection of food crop seeds that carry the genetic diversity so critical to adaptation to unforeseen future global circumstances These challenges to the dominant food system and its economic underpinnings present numerous opportunities to grow and expand the social and solidarity economy and enhance community food sovereignty and security throughout the world The paper concludes by proposing a series of questions as a catalyst for state civil society dialogue to develop public policies for the social and solidarity economy Document Type Article Keywords International Cooperation Development Food Security Sovereignty Social Economy Health Topics Decentralized cooperation

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/664/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Biodiversity, local development and the financial crisis: an interview with Vandana Shiva - HDRNet
    English Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 163Kb Video AVI English Published Version Available under License Creative Commons Attribution Non commercial No Derivatives 93Mb Official URL http www universitasforum org index php ojs arti Abstract In this interview Vandana Shiva addresses the financial and economic crisis maintaining that it is only strong local economies and decentralized cooperation networks as opposed to globalized economies that can effectively deal with the financial crisis as well as the climate and food crisis In this respect protection of biodiversity and local agriculture promotion of organic farming and local knowledge are crucial factors for sustainable local development and women s empowerment Shiva argues that universities have a social obligation to engage with the problems of societies where they are located and in particular to address issues related to the agrarian crisis to disseminate potential solutions and expose those practices that exploit small farmers in developing countries and destroy the environment Document Type Article Keywords Vandana Shiva local economic development biodiversity local knowledge decentralized cooperation développement économique local biodiversité connaissances locales coopération décentralisée sviluppo economico locale biodiversità cooperazione decentrata saperi locali desarrollo económico local biodiversidad cooperaciòn decentrada saberes locales Topics

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/447/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Decentralized cooperation and territorial partnerships > Methods and tools" - HDRNet
    Refer Reference Manager RSS 2 0 RSS 1 0 Atom HDRNet Library Resources Subject Areas 432 Decentralized cooperation and territorial partnerships 27 Methods and tools 2 Group by Author Document Type Select by author s surname Monograph Number of items at this level 2 Monograph Osservatorio Internazionale sulla Cooperazione allo Sviluppo 2005 Le Nuove Opportunità della Cooperazione Decentrata Documentation OICS Rome Italy Commission Nationale de la Coopération Décentralisée 2004 Coopération

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/14b.type.html (2016-05-01)
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  • Coopération décentralisée et intercommunalités - HDRNet
    This vade mecum is intended both for rural and urban inter municipalities which want to be active on decentralised co operation and for those which are already working at an international level This guide presents some elements to reflect on decentralized co operation and the particular role inter municipalities have in it an overview of present practices a juridical framework and some useful considerations drawn from experiences of co operation

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/359/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Le Nuove Opportunità della Cooperazione Decentrata - HDRNet
    www oics it Abstract This handbook focuses on policies and tools used in the decentralised co operation program in the Italian regions and it aims to provide co operation actors with analytical and programmatic tools This publication presents a theoretical framework an informative chapter on Italian and international bodies and their programmes an instructional module on project methodology and a glossary on decentralised co operation Document Type Monograph Documentation Topics

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/358/ (2016-05-01)
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  • Items where Topic is "Decentralized cooperation and territorial partnerships > Policies" - HDRNet
    METS Object IDs OpenURL ContextObject Refer Reference Manager RSS 2 0 RSS 1 0 Atom HDRNet Library Resources Subject Areas 432 Decentralized cooperation and territorial partnerships 27 Policies 1 Group by Author Document Type Select by author s surname Monograph Number of items at this level 1 Monograph 4th High Level Forum Aid Effectiveness 2011 Busan partnership for effective development co operation Documentation 4th High Level Forum on Aid Effectiveness

    Original URL path: http://hdrnet.org/view/subjects/14d.type.html (2016-05-01)
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