Agriculture / Forestry

The State of Food and Agriculture 2013

Food systems for better nutrition Malnutrition in all its forms – undernutrition, micronutrient deficiencies, and overweight and obesity – imposes unacceptably high economic and social costs on countries at all income levels.

Third Regional Co-operative Value Chain Symposium

One of the biggest challenges that nations in the developing world face is finding successful solutions to the problem of poverty and improved livelihoods. Yet, this can largely be achieved through the adoption of simple but practical innovative interventions. It has been said severally that the future belongs to the organized!

Family Fun Day at the Community Garden

To celebrate International Co-operative Day we are offering a family fun day at the local community garden. Attendees will get a tour of the garden, see what can be grown easily in a window sill or your own back garden and how to make those seeds grow. Attendees will also help out harvesting some of the food that has been growing and use that food to make a simple dish on the day. Items for the dish will come from the community garden or the Co-operative's local food store.

ILO Director-General backs co-operatives as alternative to austerity

Co-operatives can make a positive change to the economy, according to the Director General of the International Labour Organization.

Les coopératives permettent d'améliorer la sécurité alimentaire au Rwanda

Les coopératives sont la clé de l'amélioration de la sécurité alimentaire au Rwanda et aident les petits fermiers à faire face à leurs difficultés et à avoir accès aux marchés.

La Russie soutient la croissance des coopératives rurales

Le premier ministre russe a témoigné son soutien aux coopératives rurales du pays.


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