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Woccu looks to next three years of its USAID-backed inclusion programme

The Economic Inclusion Project has supported over 100,000 Venezuelan migrants since 2020

Brazilian co-operators visit CHS farm to learn about US agriculture

Tracy Jones, a director at the agri co-op giant, gave the delegation a two-hour tour of…

Fairtrade and retail: How farmers benefit from your purchases

As producers struggle with input cost inflation and climate change, Fairtrade is more vital than ever

A co-op solution to securing better livelihoods for waste pickers

Of the 20 million waste pickers around the world, only four million are in formal employment:…

Brazilian co-ops to explore producing green hydrogen from animal waste

The potential total production capacity is around 275 tonnes of hydrogen energy per day

Electric co-ops work to keep power on as wildfires break out across Chile

Electricity infrastructure has been affected by the disaster, which has killed 24 people and destroyed 1,000…

Colombian government takes steps to include co-ops in public procurement

National sector apex Confecoop welcomed a decree which says public contracts should be tailored to participation…

Unimed launches new digital services for patients in Florianópolis

The Brazilian medical co-op has teamed up with HPE to introduce new technology as part of…

Nominations open for two worldwide credit union awards

The 2023 Digital Growth Award and the 2023 Distinguished Service Award will be presented at the…

USDA awards NCBA-Clusa $23.3m for five-year Peru project

The scheme is run through the US government's Food for Progress Program, aimed at strengthening national…

US agri co-op giant CHS details its latest moves on sustainability

The report points to actions including wastewater recycling, responsible soybean sourcing and the monitoring of climate…

Rose Marley and Sarah Alldred share lessons from WCM 2022 in Brazil

'I learned a lot about the principles of the circular economy and how crucial this thinking…