Working Paper No. 2 - Enterprise future lies in cooperation : entrepreneur cooperatives in Africa : an introductory paper

CoopAFRICA Working Paper No. 2

Entrepreneur Cooperatives are a form of organization that can help private sector businesses, professionals or public bodies to improve their effectiveness through enhancing access to goods and services that otherwise would not have been available. This working paper seeks to analyse the features and benefits of Entrepreneur Cooperatives and how they might be used in Africa. It indicates those features that would allow for replication of the model in Sub-Saharan Africa and provides a number of strategic recommendations on the promotion of Entrepreneur Cooperatives in Africa.