Initiatives Observatory

By making this objective and qualified information available, RESOLIS intends to contribute to the knowledge base of social and humanitarian action, to encourage work between associations and inspire research projects

Observatory of local initiatives on local and sustainable agriculture

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RECONNECT: a solidarity cloud facilitating access to rights

Since 2016, the online safe RECONNECT has enabled any adult in France in a precarious situation to save their documents (their administrative paperwork in the form of a scan or photo, their contacts, appointments ...) and share them freely and securely with social workers.

Published on jeudi 20 septembre 2018 00:00

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ADUCAF, Defend your rights at the CAF and MSA

Since 2013, the l’Association de Défense des Usagers de la CAF (Association of Defence for CAF Users - ADUCAF) has offered legal support that’s voluntary and free to any user in conflict with their Family Allowance Fund (CAF) or the Agricultural Health Mutual (MSA): legal information, assistance in proceedings ...

Published on lundi 17 septembre 2018 00:00

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Supporting parents with problems of addiction by Estrelia - The Horizons Centre

A centre for the care, treatment and prevention of addiction, Estrelia supports people, especially women, suffering from addictions who are pregnant or already are parents by either going to them or sometimes via accommodation thanks to specialised personnel.

Published on lundi 17 septembre 2018 00:00

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The Regional Group for Local Food (GRAP) to unite actors in local and organic food in Lyon

GRAP (Regional Group for Local Food) is a cooperative group of entrepreneurs created in November 2012. Its objective is to group the activities and projects linked to organic food within a radius of 150km around Lyon. It offers different pooled services (Accounting, IT, Finance and Business Support) and provides specialised support to the businesses that become integrated.

Published on mardi 23 janvier 2018 00:00

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Zachran Jídlo: Fighting Food Waste at every step of the Food Chain

Zachran Jídlo is a Czech non-governmental organization that combats food waste by connecting and engaging actors present all along the food chain. The young co-founders decided in 2013 to raise awareness about food waste both among the urban population and the local rural producers and farmers. In 2014, the initiative extended its combat with campaigns to accustom customers to vegetables with low appearance standards. Their successful approach has been to bring back to light “Gleaning” practices and achieve to supply with fresh nutrients local food banks.

Published on lundi 15 mai 2017 00:00

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An approach inspired by science to fight against poverty in France

Since 2014, the Association Resolis has identified and highlighted , according to an approach inspired by the model of scientific communities, original and exemplary initiatives which fight against poverty in France.

Published on vendredi 20 janvier 2017 00:00

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WATE TO TASTE SMALL SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS BASED ON THE MUSHROOM GROWING TECHNOLOGY

Mushroom growing technology is specific as it can be based on the different waste materials available in the close surrounding of the producer. EKOFUNGI developed its own innovative low cost investment approach (hardware and technology) which creates opportunity for founding and running sustainable business under different conditions.

Published on lundi 16 janvier 2017 00:00

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FairTrade Africa's 'Growing women in coffee' project in Western Kenya

This project aims at improving livelihoods of 450 smallholder coffee women farmers in western Kenya by promoting sustainable production and trade through implementation of climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies which include Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) and construction of domestic biogas units as an alternative to firewood and charcoal.

Published on jeudi 10 novembre 2016 00:00

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Help to get out of over-indebtedness thanks to personalise help.

The councillors of the CRESUS association which accompanies indebted people step by step by suggesting budgets and solutions such as rescheduling their debts, in order to avoid social exclusion and becoming stuck in situations of long term indebtedness.

Published on jeudi 13 octobre 2016 00:00

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The Garden of Little Passages: a tool for social cohesion and environmental awareness

Since 2007, the social and cultural centre J2P (Jaurès Pantin Petit) has managed one of 17 community gardens in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. This collective garden is designed, maintained and managed by people of all ages who organise various activities to promote good quality food, in partnership with the Alinéa association. It is also the key link with other community gardens in the arrondissement via the Jardizneuf collective as well as the association AMAP Ourcq.

Published on jeudi 04 août 2016 00:00