Democracy, equality, economic participation, independence education and concern for the community…. With the right policies, agricultural cooperatives can be the key to food security. See the FAO video here.
Read the ICAO Statement for World Food Day in English, French and Spanish.
The International Co-operative Agricultural Organisation (ICAO) is a sectoral organisation of the International Co-operative Alliance. It exists to safeguard the interests of its member organizations, to pursue research into the latest developments in the agricultural co-operative movement, to promote mutual understanding and economic collaboration between the agricultural co-operatives on the one hand and the farmer and other types of co-operatives (eg consumers’, fisheries, insurance, housing, etc) on the other, both worldwide and at local level.
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