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Alicia Milena Torres Cardenas

MDS. St. Thomas University, Colombia
Affiliation: La Salle University
Faculty of Business Administration

Director of the Centre for the Investigation, Innovation, and Development of Food and Agriculture Sector (CIINDA). La Salle University 

Research interest: Social and solidarity-based economy. 

Alicia Milena Torres is a Professor/Researcher in Social and Solidarity-Based Economy in the Department of Business Administration in the faculty of Administrative and Accountant Sciences. She uses Social and solidarity-based economy theories to address the inclusion of vulnerable populations into the economic system and support parallel production and distribution relations that preserve traditional ways of living in Colombia's rural areas. Furthermore, social and solidarity-based economy theory supports policies and practices of collective production and helps rescues traditional knowledges in interaction with "modern knowledges." 

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