Waag is currently developing a number of projects that take an exploratory approach to mapping, challenging, and making use of the commons. If you have projects you think fit in well, do
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land commons for life
Combining long term sustainability of the land with people’s financial life course
In Mapping Commons the landscape of the commons, in its full diversity, will be charted and disclosed.
A cooperative model of DNA valorisation where citizens remain owners of their genetic material and sequenced data.
In data commons, data is self-controlled and available for broader communal use, with appropriate privacy protections and value distribution outcomes.
Developing a taxonomy and registry for cooperatives and commons-based initiatives.
bean to bar coop
Design and establishment of a ‘south-north cooperative’ in the chocolate sector to boost the opportunities of small, agro-ecological farmers in Latin America.
more projects will follow soon