LOCAL - a story of hope

LOCAL highlights the fragility and flawed architecture of our global system and why shifting subsidies and practices to a more local level would make an enormous difference to our future.

Created by Helena Norberg-Hodge & Damon Gameau
Watch time – 8 minutes

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This video relates to three action areas that are vital for regeneration

  1. Harmonising the system
  2. Creating locally focused circular economies
  3. Sharing new stories

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