The fight between Verghese Kurien and his protégé Dr. Amrita Patel is reappearing in new avatar. Readers could recollect those old days when Kurien fiercely opposed corporatization of dairy cooperative leading to parting of ways between the two stalwarts.
Today again NDDB controlled Mother Dairy is riding roughshod over the principle of fair business and cooperative principles to beat Amul and others. It buys milk from farmers cheap and sells dear while its Gujarat equivalent pays farmers a ...
To mark the International Year of Cooperatives, Desjardins Group is launching a book containing some of the thoughts that fuelled its founder, Alphonse Desjardins. Entitled Alphonse Desjardins: le pouvoir d'agir, this book is the work of Monique F. Leroux (in photo), President and CEO of Desjardins Group, one of the three co-hosts of the 2012 Summit. Throughout the book's almost one hundred pages, structured around select quotes, Ms. Leroux takes readers through the thoughts of Alphonse ...
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Not Business As Usual: The Co-operative Decade ahead:
I’ve written here before on the ICA’s goal for the International Year of Co-operatives (IYC): to raise ...
When TransFair/Fair Trade USA chose to disregard the wishes of Fair Trade producers, Alternative Trade Organizations, activists, and other long-time actors in the Fair Trade ...
I’ve written here before on the ICA’s goal for the International Year of Co-operatives (IYC): to raise public awareness of the co-operative as a serious, values-based ...
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It is indeed heartening to hear success story of a cooperative banks amidst news of default and penalties from most of them. Manapparai Town Cooperative Bank offers some solace.
A Reserve Bank of India team has pronounced Manapparai Town Cooperative Bank one of the 10 most efficiently managed banks of Tamil Nadu.
The bank has earned significant profit through scant staff.
Official of the Bank claims the bank last year has had a profit of about 17 lakh and provided its members with 14 percent ...
A trio of three institutions- Nabard, the Unique Identification Authority of India and the National Payment Corporation of India would soon pool their resources to set up a Center of Excellence for Rural Financial Institutions in Mumbai.
The goal of the center would be to enable rural and cooperative banks and sundry other financial bodies to work more effectively in terms of payment service and financial inclusion.
The center would represent a process of modernization and advancement in direct ...
Tempers were frayed in Maharashtra assembly when a member alleged fund misuse by Chandrapur district central cooperative bank squandering several crore rupees on sprucing up its headquarters and some branches.
An enquiry has been ordered in the matter. The district registrar Chandrapur would conduct the enquiry.
However, cooperation Minister defended the diversion of funds saying the year being the golden jubilee year of the bank there existed some justification for doing it.
World Fair Trade Day in N. America is headed for a record # of events and participants May 6-20, 2012! The previous records were 456 events (set in 2009) and 50,000-70,000 participants (in 2009, 2010 and 2011). This year, over 700 events involving over 100,000 participants have been announced so far by event organizers! FTRN now expects over 1000 events, involving over 100,000 people, to celebrate Fair Trade this year. More at Events calendar.
The main reason for this year’s increase in ...
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