As part of the ILO COOP 100 photo exhibitions, the ILO is featuring the contributions of cooperatives and the wider SSE to advancing decent work and sustainable development. The ninth in the series of slideshows highlights cooperative and wider social and solidarity economy (SSE) enterprises in Asia.
This series of photos feature the practical contribution of cooperatives and the wider SSE in Asia in tackling a broad range of issues from food security and sustainable agriculture, to climate change adaptation, sustainable finance and women’s empowerment.
Cooperatives can help dairy farmers secure sustainable livelihoods.
Megha Cooperative is an Agricultural Producers’ Cooperative of 1001 tribal women farmers in southern Gujarat, India. The cooperative sells agricultural inputs, like certified seed and tools to farmers, provides training in organic farming, and enables women farmers to connect to local and national markets.