Sustainable innovations implemented around the world which may be of interest to improve the work in Bio-districts, Eco-regions and all living territories.
THE BILLION AGAVE PROJECT IMPLEMENTED BY REGENERATION INTERNATIONAL IN MEXICO
Regeneration Internationalis promoting a new, agave-based agroforestry and land management project for soil and livestock feeding system, developed by several innovative farmers in the Guanajuato State of Mexico. By planting billions of agaves that store massive amounts of atmospheric carbon above and below ground improving soil moisture and nutrient content, the Billion Agave Project has been launched to spread the ecosystem-regenerative approach of Guanajuato, and revitalize small farmer landscape and livelihoods....MORE
COOPCYCLE PLATFORM – INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF BIKE DELIVERY COOPS
The Platform Cooperatives, new models of social economy combining the historical formula of cooperatives with the most modern digital platforms, are spreading in many countries around the world. Platform cooperatives are online businesses jointly-owned and managed by their members using a protocol, website or mobile application to sell goods and services. They rely on shared ownership of the platform by workers and users. Building on the almost 200-year-old history of cooperatives, and the digital platform model, the Platform cooperatives combine ...MORE
ATELIER PAYSAN - FARM DRIVEN TECHNOLOGIES
FOR SMALL-SCALE AGROECOLOGICAL FARMING IN FRANCE
Since 2009 the self-building cooperative Atelier Paysancontinues to support farmers in autonomously designing and prototyping machinery and construction tools adapted to the needs of agroecological farming. With the participation of small farmers, agricultural workers, organizations of agricultural development, and based on the principle that farmers are themselves innovators, the Cooperative has been collaboratively developing methods and practices to recover farming skills and achieve self-sufficiency in ...MORE