Should R. Vijayaraghavan’s proposals be implemented here?

Posted Posted in Economics, Education, Employment, Import substitution, Localisation, Planning, Politics, Procurement, Sustainability, Transition

. In the Financial Times he writes: . “India needs a government that views its youthful population (more than 50% under 25) as a strength and not just as more mouths to feed! “It needs to craft an original economic policy suitable for its labour-rich economy and not merely adapt the western model more suitable for capital-rich countries. “It needs […]

Community Supported Industry

Posted Posted in Democracy, Devolution, Economy, Finance, Food, Import substitution, Local economies, Local government, Low carbon, Manufacturing, Microfinance, Mutuals, Procurement, Sustainability, Transition

Community Supported Agriculture (flourishing in Stroud) started in the USA in 1986 at Indian Line Farm in South Egremont, Massaschusetts, just a couple of miles down Jug End Road from the Library and offices of the Schumacher Center for a New Economics, a partner of the British New Economics Foundation. Their projects have included the BerkShares Local Currency Program and […]