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Jul 22, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Local British media is marked by monopolised ownership and a consistent decline in availability and quality. With over 400 members, the Bristol Cable is a local media co-operative bucking the trend through common ownership, challenging investigations and multimedia. 

Read more about how the British are incorporating the co-op business model into journalism at ... Read more >

Topics: Networking Tags: journalism, media, Bristol Cable, cooperative
Jul 22, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Local media is marked by monopolised ownership and a consistent decline in availability and quality. With over 400 members, the Bristol Cable is a local media co-operative bucking the trend through common ownership, challenging investigations and multimedia. 

Read more about how the British are incorporating the co-op business model into journalism at ... Read more >

Topics: Networking Tags: journalism, media, Bristol Cable, cooperative
Jul 21, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in partnership with the Limpopo Department of Agriculture has launched 19 NYDA-funded and youth-owned cooperatives in Nwanedi Village and Thohoyandou. The agreement that we have with the Limpopo agriculture department is that these young farmers who were assisted by the NYDA will have access to services and programmes of this department in order to... Read more >

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: Africa, cooperatives, Limpopo
Jul 21, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in partnership with the Limpopo Department of Agriculture has launched 19 NYDA-funded and youth-owned cooperatives in Nwanedi Village and Thohoyandou. The agreement that we have with the Limpopo agriculture department is that these young farmers who were assisted by the NYDA will have access to services and programmes of this department in order to... Read more >

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: Africa, cooperatives, Limpopo
Jul 21, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in partnership with the Limpopo Department of Agriculture has launched 19 NYDA-funded and youth-owned cooperatives in Nwanedi Village and Thohoyandou. The agreement that we have with the Limpopo agriculture department is that these young farmers who were assisted by the NYDA will have access to services and programmes of this department in order to... Read more >

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: Africa, cooperatives, Limpopo
Jul 21, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The National Youth Development Agency (NYDA) in partnership with the Limpopo Department of Agriculture has launched 19 NYDA-funded and youth-owned cooperatives in Nwanedi Village and Thohoyandou. The agreement that we have with the Limpopo agriculture department is that these young farmers who were assisted by the NYDA will have access to services and programmes of this department in order to... Read more >

Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: Africa, cooperatives, Limpopo
Jul 2, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Nothing is more American than fireworks on the Fourth of July holiday. Many credit unions nationwide are doing their part to support Independence Day by sponsoring fireworks and other colorful holiday events in their various communities in and around the traditional holiday.    

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Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: credit unions, independence day, fireworks
Jul 2, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

DepositAccounts.com recently released their list of the top 200 healthiest credit unions and three Indiana credit unions made the list:  Interra Credit Union, Financial Center First Credit Union and FORUM Credit Union.

See the entire list at https://www.depositaccounts.com/banks/health.aspx#healthiest. Read more >

Topics: Networking Tags: credit unions
Jul 2, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

The World Council of Credit Unions is working with MetLife Foundation to support research into the financial service needs of Mexico’s unbanked population aged between 18 and 35.Woccu has a long history of increasing credit union outreach in Mexico – 44% of the Mexican credit union membership growth has been unbanked ages 18–35.

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Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: WOCCU, Met Life, credit unions, Mexico
Jul 2, 2015
Debbie Trocha, Executive Director, Indiana Cooperative Development Center

Co-operatives produce 60% of the world’s wine, but face difficulties when it comes to marketing and entering new markets. Addressing some of these challenges was one of the key topics discussed at the 4th Global Forum of Wine Co-operatives, which took place at the end of May in Argentina.

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Topics: Cooperation Among Co-ops Tags: wine, cooperatives

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