• A co-operative school in Iran is organising a national conference to bring together practitioners from across the country. Rah-e-Roshd, an educational co-op complex in Tehran, has 115 members, 80% of whom are women. It employs...

  • The International Co-operative Alliance’s Committee on Co-operative Research (ICA CCR) and the International Labour Organization (ILO) is hosting a research conference from 8 to 10 November 2015 in Antalya, Turkey, as part of the Alliance’s 2015 global conference. In the third of a series of...

  • The ICA is pleased to welcome two new member organisations - bringing the total to 272 from 97 countries, an increase of over 40 members in the last two years. Pishgaman Kavir Cooperative Company (PKYCC)...

  • Now’s the chance to tell your story to a truly global audience.  We know that co-operatives operate in all sectors of the economy and this week we’d like to highlight all those working in the...

  • Iran's vegetable oil industry is quite unstable especially regarding the provision of raw materials. Only ten percent of the vegetable oil in the country is produced inside, with the rest being imported.

  • I had the privilege recently of helping to open the first International Conference on Co-operatives in Iran.  600 participants from 20 countries gathered to hear presentations spanning the full range of co-operative sectors.  Practitioners and...

  • UNITED Co-operatives has made a donation of &#163 10,000 to the Iranian Earthquake Disaster Fund organised by Co-operatives UK. Peter Senior, President of United Co-operatives, is seen discussing the aid that will be given with...