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Best practices of Ecoaldea ahimsa

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Integral participatory design

Leadership: 
Jorge Vaca e Iván Morales
Conscious participation in project design: 
50%
Traditional and local wisdom: 
70%
Design methods: 
No.
Innovative methods and appropriate technologies: 
40%
Education and empowerment towards sustainable living: 
50%

Best social practices

Conflict facilitation and peace-building skills?: 
80%
Gender equality: 
100%
Sense of community and mutual support: 
20%
Diversity: 
50%
Inclusive decision-making processes: 
100%
Alliances within wider society and networks?: 
70%
Integration of new members: 
We are searching for interested members

Best cultural practices

Political activism for environmental and social justice: 
80%
Connecting to a higher purpose in life / spiritual pathway: 
80%
Dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
30%
Local dance, music, art, celebrations and rituals: 
30%
Awareness about impacts of modernisation / minimising negative impacts: 
100%
Common vision: 
20%

Best ecological practices

Ecological sanitation?: 
100%
Sustainable transport: 
40%
Sustainable water management?: 
100%
Natural and traditional healing methods: 
100%
Organical food: 
100%
Ecological and traditional building methods: 
40%
Ecosystemes and biodiversity: 
100%
Renewable energy: 
80%
Organic agriculture/permaculture/ natural farming methods?: 
100%

Best economical practices

Transparent administration and bookkeeping: 
100%
Consciousness of the impacts of consumption patterns: 
100%
Ethical and transparent fair trade: 
100%
Strengthening local economy: 
100%
Economic justice: 
100%
Collective ownership: 
100%