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Cooperative has significant role in poverty alleviation : Minister Basnet

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  Kathmandu : Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Ambika Basnet has said that the cooperative sector has made significant contribution in poverty alleviation. Inaugurating the 25th annual […]

VYCCU first cooperative to start ATM service

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Gaindakot : VYCCU Savings and Credit Cooperative (VYCCU SACCOS) based in Gaindakot-8, Nawalparasi has, for the first time in its history of establishment, started Automated Teller Machine (ATM) service, […]

Cooperatives distributing pension to elderly members


Palpa : A Savings and Credit Cooperatives institution here has been distributing monthly pension for its elderly members.  The Andhakarmukta Savings and Credits Cooperatives Institution has been providing a […]

Situation of Governance in Nepalese Cooperatives


Governance in the Nepalese cooperatives are not as satisfactory as many of the cooperatives, mostly older cooperatives, are far behind to apply good governance in their organization. Many […]

‘Cooperatives is key to economic, social cultural and political transformation’


Kathmandu : Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Krishna Bhadur Mahara says the country’s development would pick pace through the combined efforts of the government, cooperatives and […]

PM declares Bardiya as model district for co-operatives

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Bardia : Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli today declared Bardiya district as the model district for cooperatives and also handed over the management of various small farmers co-operatives. […]

Survey of Co-operative Capital Report highlights innovative ways of raising capital in co-operatives

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A new report commissioned by the International Co-operative Alliance examines all the debt and equity instruments used to finance the assets and operations of co-operatives. Securing co-operative capital […]

Establishing a successful and enduring cooperative society


-Babajide Komolafe Cooperatives are risky and have limitations. But the long term benefits are very rewarding for the individual, the group and the nation. If you and some […]

Cooperative success: Understanding the co-op business model


There are a few things you should know about democratically run “cooperative” businesses. First, they’re not all that unusual. They’re also respectably profitable. And working in one doesn’t […]

Ghimire awarded co-operative journalism award


KATHMANDU : Republica’s journalist Sagar Ghimire has been felicitated with ‘Co-operative Journalism National Award 2015’ by Nepal Society of co-operative journalist (CJN) on Saturday. The association has said […]

Cooperative’s participation in industry stressed

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Kathmandu : Chairman of National Cooperative Federation Keshab Badal has said opening of industries in partnership with cooperatives would help boost national economy. Addressing the 22nd Annual General Meeting […]

‘National cooperatives museum’ established

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Chitwan : Nepal’s first cooperatives– Bakhan Multi-purpose Cooperatives Institute in Sharadanagar of Chitwan has established a cooperatives museum. The museum established in the premises of the Cooperatives has […]

Co-operative Group council elects new president


Article by Anthony Murray Nick Crofts has been elected president of the Co-operative Group. In the first full election of the council, following its transitional status, the Labour […]

Enterprising overseas returnees become role model for villagers


BENI : Ramesh KC, 39, returned to Nepal in 2011 after languishing in a Qatar jail for six months. His dream of earning money in the foreign land was […]

Japanese agricultural co-operative union to undergo reform under new leadership


Japan : The president of Japan’s Central Union of Agricultural Co-operatives (JA-Zenchu) has announced he will be stepping down. JA-Zenchu will hold an extraordinary general meeting in August to […]

Ugandan co-operatives help address climate change


Ugandan co-operatives are helping smallholder farmers cope with the challenges brought by climate change. Weather fluctuations are already affecting farmers’ incomes and harvests, and more extremes are expected […]

Government Tightening Oversight as Failing Cooperatives Imperil Savings of Nepalese Depositors


KATHMANDU – On a sunny day last November, Shiva Bahadur Khadka stood with some 200 people outside the gates of the Department of Cooperatives in Kathmandu, Nepal’s capital, […]

Local group creates access to co-operative history


UNITED KINGDOM- Two long-forgotten graves of leading 19th century co-operative figures have been made accessible to visitors, thanks to efforts taken by a community-based co-operative in the Pennine town […]