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  1. Publication

    My.COOP Managing your agricultural cooperatives

    13 September 2018

    The My.COOP training package has been designed to enable existing and potential managers of agricultural cooperatives to identify and address major challenges that are specific to cooperatives in market oriented agricultural development. This on-line Training of Trainers Programem will allow cooperative experts to acquire the necessary competencies to design and deliver an interactive and participatory face-to-face training using the My.COOP training modules.

  2. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    NeedsMap: Visualizing and matching social needs through an online cooperative platform in Turkey

    12 September 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. On this occasion, ILO interviewed Mr Ali Ercan Özgür, one of the founders of "İhtiyaç Haritası" (Needs Map) in Turkey.

  3. Publication

    Start.COOP - a participatory tool for launching a cooperative

    11 September 2018

    Start.COOP has been developed as a low-cost, easy to use training tool for those interested in starting and launching a cooperative in a participatory and efficient manner. It draws on technical content from existing materials in different ILO cooperative training tools and peer-to-peer, activity based learning methodology from the ILO’s Community-Based Enterprise Development (C-BED) programme.

  4. News

    ILO’s participation in the 17th National Cooperative Congress in Colombia

    31 August 2018

    ILO participated in the 17th National Cooperative Congress in Cartagena, Colombia, to share ILO’s cooperative development initiatives in the world of work.

  5. News

    ILO COOP eNewsUpdate Issue No. 8, August 2018

    31 August 2018

  6. ILO Research Paper Series

    The future of work in a changing natural environment: Climate change, degradation and sustainability

    30 August 2018

  7. Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators

    Cooperative of Associated Work Planeta Verde: Improving living conditions of waste pickers in Colombia

    23 August 2018

    "Spotlight Interviews with Co-operators" is a series of interviews with cooperators from around the world with whom ILO officials have crossed paths during the course of their work with cooperatives. On this occasion, ILO interviewed Martha Elena Iglesias, a waste picker and the leader of Cooperative of Associated Work Planeta Verde in Colombia.

  8. Joint ILO / World Bank publication

    Pathways to formalization: Going beyond the formality dichotomy. The case of Peru

    15 August 2018

  9. Green Jobs Study

    Assessment and Model of Green Jobs Potential in India

    09 August 2018

    The key purpose of this study is to understand the prevalence of green jobs in India by developing a national-level green input-output (IO) table. Six sectors are specifically analysed: the four green sectors of forestry and logging, watershed development, wind energy, and metro transport services, and the two related sectors of wind turbine generator (WTG) manufacturing and rail transport services (other than metro).

  10. Publication

    Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 - Cooperative contributions to SDG 10

    09 August 2018

    This brief is part of the Transforming our world: A cooperative 2030 series produced by the Committee for the Promotion and Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC). Through a series of 17 briefs, one for each Sustainable Development Goal (SDG), COPAC hopes to raise awareness about the significant contributions of cooperative enterprises towards achieving the 2030 Agenda in a sustainable, inclusive and responsible way, and encourage continued support for their efforts. This brief in the series focuses on SDG 10 - reducing inequality within and among countries.