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Land Tenure and the Social Economy
This is a proposal and plan for a BALTA research project. Shared equity land ownership is important in the social economy. Examples of it can be found in a range of sectors including agriculture, housing (in rural and ...
Sustainable Infrastructure for the Social Economy: Cluster-based Social Enterprise Models
The social economy is a mosaic of organizations, from credit unions and co-operatives to social enterprises and non-profit organizations. Many non-profit organizations and social enterprises work on shoestring budgets and ...
Infrastructure for the Social Economy: A literature Review for BALTA’s Social Economy Research Cluster 3
One of the first steps in any research process is to undertake a thorough review of the existing literature in a particular area in order to understand the field of knowledge that is being drawn from and built upon. It ...
Farmers’ Markets as Social Economy Drivers of Local Food Systems
There is growing interest in the re-localization of food systems. Farmers’ markets are important and increasingly prevalent sites of economic and social exchange in the evolution of local food systems. Little is understood, ...
Sustainability, Heritage Conservation and Sheltering the Social Economy
Many social economy organizations either operate out of, or own and manage, heritage buildings in urban and rural places. These heritage buildings provide a variety of functions from the provision of affordable housing ...
Social Economy Case Studies in Rural Alberta: Participatory Research with Mexican and Albertan Undergraduate Students
The Puebla-Alberta Community Service Exchange (PACSE) involves students from Augustana Campus, University of Alberta, and Universidad de las Americas in Puebla, Mexico, in community based learning and research in rural ...
The Fraser Valley Social Economy with Reference to Affordable Housing Provision and Related Support Services
This document explains the plans for a research project that will provide a portrait of the nature, dynamics and extent of the social economy in the Fraser Valley, specifically with regard to the provision of affordable ...
BALTA Newsletter - Autumn 2009
(BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA), 2009-09)
This is the newsletter of the of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). It contains news about BALTA and social economy developments in Alberta and British Columbia, Canada.
Alternative Land Tenure and the Social Economy
This literature review was produced for BALTA Research Project D3 - Land Tenure and the Social Economy. The purpose of this project was to research shared equity land tenure models being used across the social economy ...
The Social Economy in Alberta and BC: Preliminary Patterns
The BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA) is collecting information on the scope and scale of the social economy in British Columbia and Alberta. As part of this research endeavor, the BALTA Mapping project ...