The global poverty-fighting organization CARE, which was founded by the cooperative community in the 1940s, is leading a new commitment to global nutrition programming, securing a $1.17 billion pledge from 13 NGOs between 2018 and 2020 in partnership with InterAction and 1,000 Days. The announcement came at this month's Global Nutrition Summit.
NCBA CLUSA this week submitted a letter to the House and Senate Committees on Agriculture, urging lawmakers to preserve programs that benefit cooperative enterprise as they begin consideration of the 2018 Farm Bill.
More than 1,800 cooperators are meeting in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, this week for the International Co-operative Alliance’s Global Conference and General Assembly. Over the next three days, cooperators from around the world will examine how cooperatives are putting people at the center of development and will elect a new president and full Board of Directors.
National Co-op Month is less than a month away! This year’s theme, “Co-ops Commit,” celebrates all the ways cooperatives build a better world—by committing to their communities, their members and to broader economic impact.