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Hundreds of farmers attended a field day hosted by Ceres Solutions Cooperative Aug 23. The event is a great opportunity to interact with farmers and learn the latest technologies and programs progressive producers will adopt im the coming years to feed and fuel the nation and the world. Ceres... Learn more
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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... Learn more
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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... Learn more
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La Casona Cooperative was once operated by the Ministry of Tourism. The workers made the decision to become a cooperative seven months ago. Cooperatives have operated in Cuba's agricultural sector since the start of the revolution in 1959. New economic and social guidelines adopted in 2011 after a... Learn more
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Nearly 100 years after the U.S. Congress established Farm Credit www.farmcredit.com to serve as a reliable source of credit for the nation’s farmers and ranchers, the network of borrower-owned lending institutions and specialized service organizations remains a sound and vital resource for rural... Learn more
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Though only a few hundred kilometers from Shanghai, farmers living in the small rural township of Bihu have long struggled to find a market for their produce. Bad roads and the small scale of individual production made trade impossible. Mr. Xiong Jinping decided to do something about the situation... Learn more
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Yudiel Mojena Guerra, a young farmer from eastern Cuba, was given land from the government as part of a strategy to increase domestic food production. So he started working at a run-down dairy farm, refurbished it, and bought some livestock. But like most workers in the non-state sector, he soon... Learn more
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Agriculture is the largest contributor to the gross domestic product of Egypt, even though less than 4 percent of the land is arable. Egypt’s 7,000 cooperatives, which have a total membership of around 5 million, are mainly related to agricultural production and marketing, but these cooperative are... Learn more
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In 1955, the Andalucían province of Almería, in southeastern Spain, was a drought-ridden area with little infrastructure and a GDP per capita of less than half the national average. Today the synergies created by the different co-operative institutions has allowed Almería’s agricultural and credit... Learn more
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In the spirit of cooperation between cooperatives, Illinois-based GROWMARK recently hosted leaders from the French cooperative Terrena as part of a 12-day tour of United States agriculture. According to Chuck Spencer, GROWMARK director, Government Affairs , “We were approached by the tour leader... Learn more
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