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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 […]

Emphasis for international marketing of cooperative products

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   Kathmandu, Sept. 4: Speakers at a programme here said all cooperatives should give attention on market management in national and international level for their products.    Speaking […]

kisan coop, wins international access brand

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Gaidakot, Aug. 31: The Kisan Saving and Credit Cooperatives Ltd. Gaidakot has received an international level access brand. It was successful in receiving this brand by fulfilling 86 […]

Housing mutual to assess carbon footprint of 14,000 homes

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Rochdale Boroughwide Housing has launched a project to measure its carbon footprint. The social housing provider co-owned by tenants and employees, will be independently assessing its 14,000 homes […]

Southern Co-operative elects chair and vice-chairs

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Michael Hastilow has been elected as the chair of Southern Co-operative. Mr Hastilow, who previously served as vice-chair, was elected to the board in April 2005 and sits on […]

DPM Gautam urges FIs to invest in productive sectors

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Kathmandu, Aug. 16: Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs, Bamdev Gautam, has stressed the financial institutions (FIs) and the cooperatives to invest in productive sectors. Addressing […]

Cooperative’s role crucial for economic development-Speaker Nembang

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Kathmandu  Aug. 7: Constituent Assembly (CA) Chairperson Subas Nembang has highlighted crucial role of cooperatives for economic development of the country.   Addressing the 22nd general assembly of […]

Cooperativas de las Américas se suma al llamamiento internacional por la paz

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Frente a la escalada de acciones beligerantes que, una vez más, conspira contra el logro de la ansiada pacificación en el Medio Oriente, Cooperativas de las Américas emitió […]

Cooperatives Act needs to be amended: Secy

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KATHMANDU  । Secretary at the Minister for Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation Suresh Man Shrestha on Friday said problems seen in the cooperatives were due to the Cooperatives Act […]

Suma receives Co-operative of the Year honour

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Worker co-operative Suma Wholefoods has been named Co-operative of the Year, by Co-operatives UK. Suma is the trading name of Triangle Wholefoods Collective, which is the UK’s largest […]

Ursula Lidbetter: The road to governance reform at the Co-operative Group

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The Co-operative Group’s special general meeting was a momentous day when our members united with one voice to support the need for fundamental reform of our governance. The […]

Co-operative Group reports ‘disastrous’ loss of £2.5bn

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The Co-operative Group has reported its biggest-ever loss of £2.5bn. “Significant losses” at the Co-operative Bank, which include a disposal of £1.44bn and £625m loss on disposal of […]

Summit will look at the role of co-operative in food security

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With the world population due to reach nine billion by 2050, food security remains a major issue on the global agenda. The International Summit of Co-operatives will be […]

Edinburgh and Glasgow move towards co-operative status

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Edinburgh City Council is making “good progress” as it continues its drive to become a co-operative capital and Glasgow City Council is also on track to gain co-operative […]

Co-operative identity, values & principles

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Definition A co-operative is an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social, and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly-owned and democratically-controlled enterprise. […]

Owenstown co-operative community rejected by council planning committee

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UNITED KINGDOM | The Hometown Foundation has pledged to find a new site for its proposed co-operative town after councillors rejected its plans to build near New Lanark. On 1 […]

co-operative movment of Nepal : exicting chalangess & opperunities

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Although the cooperatives movement in Nepal was started some six decades ago, the sector is still in primitive stage and struggling hard to make its space in the […]

Co-operatives welcome government’s first community energy strategy

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Co-operatives have welcomed the government’s first Community Energy Strategy. Released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, it could dramatically scale up community energy, according to the […]