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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 ...
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 ...
Natural Resources, Local Development and Social Enterprise: Examining the Connection Between Sustainable Rural Development and the Social Economy in British Columbia and Alberta
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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.
Financial Sustainability in the Not-for-Profit Housing Sector – Literature Review
This literature review arises from project A9 of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project examined successful cases of affordable housing provision through social economy organizations (non-profits ...
BALTA Project A8 - Creating a Database of Social Enterprise Capital Providers in BC and Alberta
This proposal/plan document outlines a research project of the BC-Alberta Social Economy Research Alliance (BALTA). The project involved surveying the range of capital providers for social enterprise financing in the two ...