• Ajeec-Nisped’s Arab Bedouin Volunteer Center (“The Tent”) has received the President’s Award for Excellence in a Volunteer Organisation in Israel. The Center for Cooperative Development of the Negev Institute for Strategies of Peace and Development...

  • Fourteen co-operators from across China visited Israel for an exchange initiative. The members, from the All China Federation of Marketing Co-operative, took a course on the Israeli co-operative experience. They visited Kibbutz Shefayim and the Milout Secondary...

  • Banking co-op Ofek hopes to bring more competition to Israel’s financial sector if it can attract the 15,000 shareholders it needs to be viable. The co-operative was founded in 2012 after 400,000 people took to the streets to protest...

  • FAO nominates Special Ambassadors for cooperatives The cooperative model offers unique solutions to "free people from hunger and poverty in a globalized world in which crises, including climate change, touch everyone", President of Costa Rica...

  • Sarah Henry tells the story of the Cheese Board Collective in Berkeleyside.    "The Cheese Board opened in 1967, when revolution was in the air, in the slip of a space that now houses The...

  • THROUGHOUT his life, Dr Yehudah Paz has worked for peace, political justice, and the cause of international co-operation. At the recent Co-op Congress in Glasgow, he received the 2005 Blandford Prize for his work on...

  • Israeli co-op takeover Bank Hapoalim is to finance half the purchase of the Blue Square Co-op supermarket chain, David (Dudi) Weissman, a major shareholder and president of the Alon-Dor energy and retail group, which bid...