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Cooperatives distributing pension to elderly members

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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

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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’

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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

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-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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

CJAN holds 5th AGM

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KATHMANDU, Feb 17: Cooperatives Journalists’ Association of Nepal (CJAN) organized its fifth annual general meeting (AGM) in Kathmandu on Sunday. The AGM endorsed annual report presented by CJAN […]

Guv for moratorium on co-op registration

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KATHMANDU – Nepal Rastra Bank ( NRB ) Governor Yuba Raj Khatiwada has said there should be a moratorium on the registration of savings and credits cooperatives to […]