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What we doCommunity Evolution partners with community enterprises in Canada, Bolivia and Ecuador to foster co-operative and community development as a way to position them as catalysts for transformation, prosperity, sustainability and resilience.
We enable community-based enterprises to develop, grow and create positive change.
A world where people work together to build sustainable and empowered communities.
Our areas of focus
We work in the area of community economic development, and focus on the two themes below:
In community-based tourism, communities offer services that empower them and are appropriate to their environment. That means that, when they approach ecosystems and cultural and natural assets, they plan and operate their activities in a sustainable way.
Sustainable agriculture and food systems
The concept of food systems is tied to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Overall, it addresses food sovereignty (communities are able to produce their own food) and food security (they have access to nutritious food).
Empowering community-based enterprises to
Improve livelihoods and economic prosperity
Increase community participation, decision-making and leadership
Enable positive changes within the community in the five capitals of sustainable development: natural, human, economic, physical and social
There are many ways to support our mission for the benefit of communities in Bolivia, Ecuador and Canada.