Bountiful Bristol Bulletin

Workshop – Real World Economics: Kick-starting the new economy on your doorstep by nadiacatkinhillman
November 11, 2013, 10:29 pm
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Hamilton House, Bristol

December 7 & 8

Cost: sliding scale £20 – £100

It’s the end of ‘business as usual’. The time has come to weave together a new social reality in alignment with our values, and to create an economic system that benefits us all. A system fit for the real world.

Based on the Human Scale Development framework of Chilean economist Manfred Max-Neef, this workshop offers the chance to come together and dive deeply into the challenges we are facing and gain a new perspective on what is possible. It includes practical tools to engage your community, thought provoking presentations, group discussions and fun interactive exercises that will equip you to be an effective change-maker in your community.

You will learn:

• Models that integrate economics, ecology and wellbeing

• How concepts like ‘Gift culture’ and ‘Re-localisation’ fit into a new economic paradigm

• How to incorporate the concept of ‘Fundamental Human Needs’ into project design

• A range of practical tools for catalysing local innovation and enterprise.

Our focus has always been the wellbeing of our community. With this training we have acquired practical guidelines for meeting people’s fundamental needs as well as the tools to create successful projects.” Maria, Spain



Green Canoe logo Jay Tompt Inez Aponte Workshop leaders Inez Aponte and Jay Tompt are experienced facilitators. They are deeply involved in a number of education and community regeneration projects with Transition Town Totnes and work with groups across Europe.

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