All Communify Marketplace listings are classified into 28 topics that attempt to address all the social and material needs of individuals and communities in a given territory.

We can associate our listings on the platform with one or more of these 28 topics.

Searching by topic is the most effective filter for finding the information we want on the Communify Marketplace.

If we form a powerful community of users, we will be able to quickly access the transformative offerings and initiatives that exist in our territory and that best suit our interests and abilities, and to connect with other environments to discover new possibilities that reinforce or increase our capacities.

The objective of Communify is to facilitate access to all the options that can be articulated from local territories in order to build an definanciarized (real), deconcentrated (distributed), local, participative (demercantilized) and regenerative (non-extractive) economy.

Communify Maketplace is a space that will allow our daily choices of consumption and participation to have a significant impact in changing the world.

There goes the 28:

  1. Food. Offers of local and seasonal food, distributed in short marketing circuits, produced by small farmers, stockbreeders and local fishermen with sustainable methods that preserve biological diversity and marketed at fair prices to ensure a decent income to producers and healthy food to consumers; and, advertisements promoting community initiatives that allow collaboration between consumers and producers such as consumption groups.
  2. Mobility. Shared mobility offers that encourage the recovery of public space for people and facilitate the relationship and contact between neighbours and promote sustainable modes of mobility that guarantee the right to mobility without negatively affecting air quality and health.
  3. Culture. Announcements to make visible and facilitate access to local talent, to promote collaboration between cultural agents and the possibility of setting up citizen cultural circuits, to increase income opportunities for artists and craftsmen, to promote the protection and safety at work of artists, to facilitate access for all to culture and connection with cultural experiences from other territories.
  4. Tourism. Advertisements that facilitate access to offers that ensure that the benefits of tourist activity revert and are distributed equitably in the territory, generating quality employment with decent wages for workers and making responsible use of available resources; and, advertisements that promote contact and the exchange of experiences between residents and tourists. 
  5. Education. Announcements to make visible and facilitate access to educational initiatives that take education out of the classroom and bring knowledge closer to citizens, that integrate different generations, that confront positions from the previous knowledge and contextualization of the treated topics, that encourage a responsible use of technologies as an educational tool, to share knowledge and collaborative learning, that enable us to participate actively in public affairs.
  6. Free time/Sport. Announcements to facilitate the search for people who share hobbies and interests and to facilitate the possibilities of relationship and collaboration, the formation of groups and the development of activities; to improve knowledge of the possibilities offered by the territory to enjoy free time and promote contact and social relations; to give visibility to hobbies and sports activities more or less minority and promote their practice; and, announcements to publicise spaces and resources and their availability, suitable for the practice of sports and leisure activities and to contribute to making their more intensive use encourage life in the neighbourhoods.
  7. Entrepreneurship. Advertisements to make visible and facilitate access to the resources and services offered by the entrepreneurial ecosystem of the territory, to publicise entrepreneurial projects and facilitate their validation and financing, to promote social and collective entrepreneurship and to connect with the entrepreneurial ecosystem of other territories.
  8. Training/Learning. Announcements that facilitate access to the training and learning opportunities offered by the territory, the possibility of sharing knowledge and cooperating with other experts and students, and learning about inspiring training experiences applied in other territories.
  9. Second hand/Temporary use. Offers of second-hand goods and access to the temporary use of under-used goods through community initiatives such as tool libraries, to facilitate the reduction of consumption and waste. 
  10. Nearby. Announcements that facilitate collaboration between neighbours through the provision of local services and the exchange of goods; announcements to make visible and facilitate access to collaborative initiatives and platforms aimed at strengthening community ties and animating life in the neighbourhoods by encouraging collaboration and encounters between neighbours.
  11. Spaces/Housing. Advertisements that facilitate the shared use of housing and underused spaces, avoiding the concentration of supply, and advertisements that promote community initiatives to demercantilise housing, such as cooperatives in cession of use (cohousing initiatives). 
  12. Urbanism/Civic Design. Advertisements that facilitate citizens' participation in processes of co-design of public spaces, in processes of mapping of urban voids and community resources, in processes of application of technologies (smart cities) as a solution to urban problems and, in general, advertisements that promote participatory urbanism that listens to citizens.
  13. Care/Health. Announcements that facilitate bringing care closer to the environment of the people who need it, that ensure decent salaries and working conditions for caregivers, that reinforce territorial chains of mutual support, that facilitate intergenerational meetings, that promote community initiatives for prevention and health promotion and announcements of initiatives that stimulate solidarity and mutual support such as time banks.
  14. Freelance services. Announcements to increase visibility and facilitate the hiring of local professional services and to learn about initiatives that offer alternatives to protect the rights of riders and other collaborative platform workers.
  15. Citizen participation. Announcements to make visible and facilitate access to the participatory processes that are developed in the territory, to improve knowledge of the instruments of participation available in it and to promote initiatives that stimulate participation in public affairs.
  16. Digital sovereignty. Announcements of initiatives that promote that the data generated by our activity in the networks are not used without our consent and only for the purposes that we expressly authorize, that promote knowledge about the functioning and responsible use of technologies, that allow us to influence which technological needs we consider to be priorities as a society, that try to avoid technological monopolies or policies that seek to end the neutrality of the network.
  17. Volunteering. Advertisements that facilitate the knowledge of the entities that promote volunteering and access to the volunteering opportunities offered by the territory that best matches our aptitudes and interests.
  18. Environment and climate change. Announcements of initiatives and offers that can help prevent or mitigate the effects of climate change.
  19. Equality/Diversity. Announcements to make visible and get in touch with and participate in initiatives that show the problems and needs of groups that fight against inequality or discrimination based on gender, sexual orientation, race or origin.
  20. Alternative economics. Announcements that make visible and facilitate access to entities, collectives and experiences in the territory that are based on conceptual frameworks far removed from the conventional economy, such as those of the social and solidarity economy, the economy of the commons or the feminist and care economy.
  21. Local commerce. Advertisements to increase visibility and facilitate access to local businesses that ensure their viability as animators of neighbourhood life and as a fundamental part of their social and economic fabric; advertisements to attract new customers, locals and tourists to businesses, and to build loyalty to existing ones through the use of the complementary NEXOS currency, either as a discount tool, or for issuing coupons or developing campaigns; advertisements to encourage the development of initiatives that favour mutual support between shopkeepers and neighbours; advertisements to facilitate knowledge of the public aid and resources that administrations make available to shopkeepers; and, advertisements to inform and facilitate access to the various training opportunities available to shopkeepers.
  22. Finance. Advertisements to make visible and facilitate access to the opportunities for collective and ethical financing offered by the territory and to promote the use of social and complementary currencies that provide complementary incomes for citizens that make it possible to stimulate exchanges in areas that benefit the community and strengthen local economies. 
  23. Digital manufacturing. Ads that make visible and facilitate access to P2P production practices and distributed through spaces and communities of practice such as fablabs, makerspaces or hackerspaces.
  24. Circular economy. Announcements to make visible and facilitate access to circular economy practices that are developed in the territory and that promote the reformulation of product design taking into account the future destination of the components, repair, reuse and recycling and to avoid programmed obsolescence; and, announcements of product and service offers associated with these practices.
  25. Sustainable fashion. Announcements to increase visibility and facilitate access to local sustainable fashion offers that seek to reduce the impacts of the fashion industry on the environment, that produce locally with fair working conditions for workers, that promote recycling and reuse of fabrics and, in the face of fast fashion, the reduction of consumption and the increase in the duration and quality of productions.
  26. Energy. Announcements of organisations, initiatives and offers that facilitate the transition to a distributed energy model through the promotion of self-consumption, collective purchases of installations and collective investments in renewables, energy saving and efficiency initiatives or energy consumption cooperatives.
  27. Science. Announcements of initiatives and practices that try to bring science closer to citizens, that defend the open publication of scientific articles generated from research funded with public money and that promote the active collaboration of citizens in scientific research activities with their intellectual effort or giving support to knowledge with their tools or resources.
  28. Citizen journalism. Announcements to make visible and facilitate access to initiatives such as community radios, televisions and local newspapers and, in general, to means of expression and communication that try to give a voice to groups that do not normally have one and that construct informative agendas that try to get closer to the real problems of citizens; announcements of training offers and practical workshops to promote this type of community experiences.

It is possible that we have left out some topics and that in the future we will have to rewrite this post and change its title. This will depend on the performance that the Marketplace has and on whether we are capable of detecting and integrating all the experiences that contribute to changing the world from the local level.

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