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How to Build Healthy Community Economics

A guide to the steps that can be taken to promote, create and maintain community economies.

August 2003

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Summary :

The article defines the concept of community, and looks at the requirements, problems and solutions of community economies and the alternative systems available to them. It provides an in-depth guide to local currency, including issue and circulation, possible problems, how it is used, and the benefits it offers.