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We are Lagos Local Exchange Trading System (Lagos LETS) founded in Lagos, Nigeria in the year 2002. Just like many other LETS associations around the world, we were established to contribute to the socio-economic developments of our local communities and to ensure our local people enjoy the numerous traditional benefits of LETS.
South Africa ...
African New Economics Foundation (SANE)
Patrons: Archbishop Njongonkulu Ndungane, James Robertson (UK), Sheena Duncan, Gordon Oliver
is not my personal focus but it is all part of a New Economics vision.
Aloso SANE has a macro rather than a micri vision, but both are needed
and must link together. If you visit our website you can reas about
our ideas. I have a personal interest in a citizen's income paid in
a local currency and backed by formal economic sector taxes and economic
activity. We have a local project in the south of the Cape Peniinsula,
but it must still get firmly rooted. I am forwarding your communication
to our members who are involved there. We also have links with Peter
Kooistra's 'The Ideal Self-Interest' based om the concept of a U.N.
income for all people. They also operate at a micro level with a global
Other James Taris web sites