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Female farmers cultivate new climate-smart opportunities in Madagascar

October 20, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mikajy Activity is a five-year (2018-2023) project in Madagascar designed to advance biodiversity conservation in forest and coastal ecosystems, strengthen natural resource management and land tenure security among vulnerable populations, and promote sustainable economic growth in rural communities in the Menabe and MaMaBay landscapes. The Menabe Antimena […]

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Virtual Farmer Cooperatives Conference highlights cooperative solutions in a challenging year

October 20, 2020

Join your farmer cooperative peers for the Virtual Farmer Cooperatives Conference on November 5-6, 2020. Presented by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, the Farmer Cooperatives Conference provides a forum for cooperative directors, managers and those doing business with agricultural cooperatives to explore issues that will shape the future of farmer-owned cooperatives. Virtual FCC […]

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The Case for Clarity

October 20, 2020

Spring/Summer 2020   The Case for Clarity A legal framework for inclusive co-ops and stronger economies By Virginia Brown and Camila Piñeiro Harnecker Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) is more important today than it has ever been for the cooperative movement in the U.S. and globally. Many argue that DEI is inherent in the cooperative […]

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A Conversation on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

October 20, 2020

Spring/Summer 2020   A Conversation On Diversity, Equity and Inclusion By Tamela Blalock and Doug O’Brien Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives have proliferated in recent years responding to research highlighting the benefits of including diverse perspectives and propelled by newly empowered voices among women, racial minorities, members of LGBTQ+ communities, and others. Cooperatives are […]

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Perspectives

October 20, 2020

Perspectives   The Right Tool To Build A More Equitable Society Three years ago after NCBA CLUSA’s Board of Directors set a new strategic vision for the association, placing co-ops at the center of the movement to build a more inclusive economy, NCBA CLUSA staff set out a “thematic” calendar to hit on each of […]

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Rep. Nydia Velázquez receives this year’s Co-op IMPACT Champion Award

October 13, 2020

Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez (D-NY), currently serving her 14th term representing New York’s 7th Congressional District, is the 2020 recipient of NCBA CLUSA’s Cooperative IMPACT Champion Award, presented during last week’s Cooperative IMPACT Conference. In her role as chair of the House Small Business Committee for the 116th Congress, Rep. Velázquez has been a leading voice […]

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