The Story of a Co-op that Satisfies its Members
29 June 2021
This data supports the argument that the cooperative approach reduces rural poverty by creating a social net and enabling families to earn better incomes as a result of improved productivity.
Colombia: Sowing hope, growing peace
“I want to make our plantation a profitable and model family business, in order to show the benefits of working legally to the community and to motivate young people. I think there’s something truly magical about cocoa. That’s why I say cocoa is peace, it is life.”
A High-level visit in Vietnam
29 January 2021
Tasting sessions. Strolls in orchards. Meetings with producers. Senior Vietnamese leaders and Canadian representatives had an unforgettable experience when they visited the Thanh Binh Dragon Fruit Cooperative and the Evergreen Ninh Thuan Grape Cooperative this past November. “I am so impressed with the way in
The FAHO cooperative has been hailed as the “best cocoa cooperative in Abengourou” by the Ivory Coast’s Coffee-Cocoa Board! This regional distinction recognizes the cooperative’s contribution to the development of the cocoa sector and its efforts to improve the living conditions of its member families.
A Major Women’s Cooperative Is Born
It isn’t every day that the world witnesses the birth of a cooperative made up of more than 1,400 women. It is even rarer in Africa. The co-op is located in northeast Ghana: the rice parboilers co-op of Bolgatanga, Bawku and Navrongo (BBN Cooperative), supported
It’s a deal for the dragon fruit!
27 May 2020
The dragon fruits from Vietnam’s Thanh Binh cooperative are now in Canada! In spite of the pandemic and the resulting slowdown in global economic activity, a long-term supply contract has been signed between the cooperative and a Canadian buyer. The agreement was entered into following
New mandate in Mozambique
11 February 2020
SOCODEVI is widening its influence by launching a new five-year project to improve the living conditions of more than 15,000 people in Mozambique: women and their family members! The Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment Support Project (PAEF), funded entirely by Global Affairs Canada ($18 million CAD),
In brief: 5 succes stories in Colombia
17 December 2019
After six years of work amongst families, associations and agricultural cooperatives in Colombia, our PROCOMPITE project is coming to a close. With help from our field team, we have chosen five highlights from this vast rural support program. “It is not a simple task to
HuarmeyCoop: the road to success in Peru, in six questions
30 April 2019
HuarmeyCoop is a cooperative located in the Huarmey-Culebras valley, a coastal area in the Ancash region of Peru. It’s an agricultural zone with a rich diversity of products grown in sandy soil.
PROCED : Development Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Model Cooperatives
5 February 2019
SOCODEVI increases its presence in Africa with the launch of the Development Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Model Cooperatives (PROCED). To be deployed in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal, the initiative will enable SOCODEVI to improve the living conditions of 8,000 families.