Co-operatives for Development News

Co-operatives for Development features in the latest Canadian Association for Studies in Co-operation Newsletter. To view the article, please click here. (Or download French version)

NOW AVAILABLE! Co-operatives for Development is pleased to announce the launch of three new publications discussing the contribution that co-operative can make to poverty reduction globally: (June 2009)

Making Connections: Education for Co-operaitves by Linda Shaw

This paper explores the critical role of education and training in shaping the global co-operative movement and reviews the nature of co-operative education today.

Beyond a Fair Price: The Co-operative Movement and Fair Trade by Samantha Lacey

This paper examines the rich history of the co-operative and Fair Trade movements and makes recommendations on the ways in which they can work together to provide sustainable alternatives for supply chains which can meet 21st century challenges such as climate change and food security.

Co-operatives and poverty reduction: Evidence from Sri Lanka and Tanzania. A publication by Johnston Brichall and Richard Simmons.

Written for a general audience, we hope that these publications will be read and reflected on as widely as possible, both within and beyond the co-operative movement.

These publications are available in PDF format in the Resources and Publications section of our website, however if you would like hard copies, please do not hestiate to contact us.

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