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Best practices of Ecovillage Tris Elies

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Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
WE have a board made of 5 people. The board can call a general assembly of all members for more broader matters.
Conscious participation in project design: 
50%
10 people
Traditional and local wisdom: 
50%
Our board is comprised of residents, and older residents who grew up here 50 years ago
Design methods: 
We are turning a village that has only 15 residents left into an ecological village
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies: 
50%
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living: 
80%
Educational courses and experiences: 
Our members are currently in the stages of training themselves in self sufficient methods ie water management, permaculture, photovoltaics, EDE course etc

Best social practices

Conflict facilitation and peace-building skills?: 
50%
Gender equality: 
50%
Sense of community and mutual support: 
50%
Diversity: 
50%
Inclusive decision-making processes: 
50%
Alliances within wider society and networks?: 
50%

Best cultural practices

Political activism for environmental and social justice: 
50%
Connecting to a higher purpose in life / spiritual pathway: 
50%
Dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
50%
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
50%
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts: 
50%
Common vision: 
50%

Best ecological practices

Ecological sanitation?: 
50%
Sustainable transport: 
50%
Sustainable water management?: 
50%
Natural and traditional healing methods: 
50%
Organical food: 
50%
Ecological and traditional building methods: 
50%
Ecosystemes and biodiversity: 
50%
Renewable energy: 
50%
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?: 
50%

Best economical practices

Transparent administration and bookkeeping: 
50%
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns: 
50%
Ethical and transparent fair trade: 
50%
Strengthening local economy: 
50%
Economic justice: 
50%
Collective ownership: 
50%