Rabat - I have recently had the privilege of attending discussions of alternative development models focusing on Social and Solidarity Economy (henceforth SSE). While the debate is not new, one has to admit that major theoretical advances have been made as a result of the widespread of SSE experiences throughout the world and in various socioeconomic sectors. Among the fundamental issues that underpinned the discussions, the following questions, re-formulated here in a rudimentary expression, seem to be central:

Abdellatif Zaki is a professor of Languages and Communication at Institut Agronomique et Vétérinaire Hassan II, Rabat, Morocco.