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Indian government exempts dairy co-ops from income tax

The exemption will apply to primary co-operative societies supplying milk to a federal co-operative society

Platform Cooperativism conference in India charts new course for digital equality

The event issued the Thiruvananthapuram Declaration calling for shared ownership of technological resources to foster inclusive,…

Indian PM Narendra Modi salutes co-op movement at its national congress

Modi praised the sector's support for small farmers but urged the 3,000 delegates to stay ahead…

Indian government approves grain storage scheme for co-operatives

The project, involving several government departments, aims to create the world's largest grain storage plan

SEWA sets out priorities for women’s co-ops ahead of national policy for sector

Key policy asks in the federation's Delhi declaration include simplifying the registration process for women's co-ops

Multi-state seed co-op launched in India to drive productivity

The co-op, hosted by IFFCO, will also work to preserve indigenous plant seeds

Data-gathering under way for India’s co-op mapping project

The National Cooperative Database is led by the Ministry of Cooperation, in a bid to help…

SEWA Co-operative Federation’s journey to empowering informal women workers

International editor Anca Voinea talks to Mirai Chatterjee about Ela Bhatt’s legacy and the role of…

Tributes paid as Sewa founder Ela Bhatt dies at 89

The 'gentle revolutionary' earned accolades around the world for her work, which included the empowerment of…

Fairtrade premium earnings went up in 2021 as sales recover from pandemic

The annual report from Fairtrade International highlights the way farmers and co-ops have improved incomes through…

Co-op innovation summit looks at leadership, millennials and good bosses

One of the biggest challenges in attracting millennials to the sector is a general lack of…

Global Innovation Co-op Summit explores co-op solutions to global challenges

The event, hosted by Crédit Agricole, saw delegates from around the world best practice on sustainability…