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I hope I can contribute something of use from my 16 years experience of community currencies and help avoid designers of new systems from repeating the mistakes of thousands of systems around the world that have not…"
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There have been thousands of experiments with community currencies over the last 25 years all over the world. A few have been very successful, many have failed. What lessons can we learn?1. Pay attention to local goals.2. Analyse local operating conditions, problems, needs and assets.3. Design your currency mechanism around the above.4. Create an effective organisation to run the currency with sound governance and efficient management systems.We have created a development process for new…See More
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We look forward to your participation in anchoring our vision with your energy and expertise as we seek to live more sustainably and equitably. We plan a wide range of programs and your input will be welcome, especially in the community currency area. We may have bitten off more than we can chew attempting to do this in and for the capital of the western world, so we'll need all the help we can get.
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