Starting from a collective initiative for the cultural rescue of a productive area, the goal is to build a development from the local-productive identity by betting on th commercialization of quality craftsmanship products and, above all, on local identity.
Economy and market
ECO Feria’s Participatory Guarantee System (PGS) is a participatory accreditation mechanism reachable for small producers, facilitating the sale of organic food products, benefiting family agriculture and other stakeholders in the social solidarity economy and the consumer as well.
What started as an initiative with a business logic against the eruption of a cholera epidemy and illegal dumping, sitesin the east of Lima/ Peru, has become a collective enterprise where sharing economy is practiced,generating benefits in the environmental, social and economic aspect. A story where no one loses.
The Guanentá, Comunera and Vélez provinces in the south of the department of Santander – Colombia, are home of a process where the socio-organizational structure of their habitants and solidarity economy in the form of cooperatives have tried to mark the contemporary history of this region, breaking paradigms, for example, through a financial economic system, managed by people’s cooperatives for the people and the construction of a solidary territory with a logic of development that departs from the territory and the identity and culture of its habitants.