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Sep 1, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

October celebrations play a key role in promoting cooperatives to co-op members, the public and policy makers. Through a combination of media outreach, member education and interaction with policy makers, co-op month events help raise the visibility of cooperatives as a way of creating democratic workplaces and more vibrant local economies.

What is your co-op doing to celebrate Co-op Month?  Go to http://tinyurl.com/onc9j2o to see how co-ops in Maine are celebrating.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: cooperatives, coop month, Maine Comments: [comment_count]
Aug 27, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

According to Dominica’s Cooperative Development Division, cooperatives have existed here since the 1920s and today, Dominica has the most dynamic cooperative movement in the OECS. Government has long realized the very significant contribution which cooperatives make to the island’s growth.

Read more about cooperatives on the island of Dominica at http://www.news.gov.dm/index.php/news/2831-cooperatives-contributor-to-poverty-reduction.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: cooperative, Dominica Comments: [comment_count]
Aug 27, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

According to Dominica’s Cooperative Development Division, cooperatives have existed here since the 1920s and today, Dominica has the most dynamic cooperative movement in the OECS. Government has long realized the very significant contribution which cooperatives make to the island’s growth.

Read more about cooperatives on the island of Dominica at http://www.news.gov.dm/index.php/news/2831-cooperatives-contributor-to-poverty-reduction.

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: cooperative, Dominica Comments: [comment_count]
Aug 24, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

September 1 constitutes the 50th anniversary of the Tibet Autonomous Region. To mark the occasion, ChinAfrica, Beijing Review 's sister publication, dispatched Hou Weili to compose a series of reports on the region and its people. What he found was a thriving cooperative culture.

Read more at http://www.bjreview.com.cn/nation/txt/2015-08/24/content_701249.htm .

Topics: Networking Tags: Tibet, cooperative, agriculture, farmers Comments: [comment_count]
Aug 24, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

September 1 constitutes the 50th anniversary of the Tibet Autonomous Region. To mark the occasion, ChinAfrica, Beijing Review 's sister publication, dispatched Hou Weili to compose a series of reports on the region and its people. What he found was a thriving cooperative culture.

Read more at http://www.bjreview.com.cn/nation/txt/2015-08/24/content_701249.htm .

Topics: Networking Tags: Tibet, cooperative, agriculture, farmers Comments: [comment_count]

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