Transition Brixton Economic Evaluation/Blueprint
We have just published the final part of the Economic Evaluation/Blueprint trilogy (is that a bit too grand?!) – Transition Town Brixton’s reports are now available online.
Adding to the work that was completed in Totnes and Herefordshire earlier this year, the Brixton reports illustrate the opportunities and the challenges faced by a a highly urban area when it looks to re-localise its food economy and grow a whole new energy sector (renewables and domestic retrofitting). Duncan Law, who led the work for TTB, explains more about the project here. All the reports from all 3 places can be downloaded here.
Collectively these 3 pilot projects have contributed an enormous amount of learning about one way to go about transforming our local economic systems, when facilitated by a Transition Initiative in partnership with local stakeholders. We’ll be publishing more about the collective story after the summer break, when we will be looking to publicise far and wide what we think is a truly transformative approach to some, if not all, of our economic troubles (which of course also addresses the social and the environmental challenges, in true Transition style). Meanwhile here are some reflections on the work in Herefordshire.
If you are interested in running a similar process where you live, then you might be interested in our online training course “How to do an economic evaluation”. The pilot course has just gotten underway, with a TI from Germany, Portugal and the UK helping us try out this new approach to training. We’ll share more about this over the next few months, and hope to offer it up for public participation later in the year.
Transition Town Brixton