ILO's work on cooperatives in Africa

  1. COOP Champions

    Yumi Nabeshima, ILO Tokyo

    26 September 2017

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  2. News

    African cooperative leaders explore the diverse businesses of Japanese cooperatives

    21 September 2017

    From 29 August to 6 September, The 8th ILO/JCCU study tour was organized in Tokyo and Shizuoka, Japan. This year four participants from Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria and Swaziland and representatives of ICA Africa and ILO COOP Unit joined the tour to explore the Japanese cooperatives’ activities across a range of sectors.

  3. COOP Champions

    Badra Alawa, ILO DWT/CO-Cairo

    23 August 2017

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.

  4. News

    The solidarity market of Casablanca

    10 August 2017

  5. International Day of Cooperatives

    Cooperatives help to build inclusive economies and societies

    01 July 2017

    "Let us draw on the strengths of cooperatives as we pool efforts to implement the 2030 Agenda and make sure that no one is left behind," says ILO Director-General Guy Ryder.

  6. News

    Reflecting on the relevance of cooperatives to the topics of discussion at the 106th ILC

    12 June 2017

    On the second day of the 106th International Labour Conference, the COOP Unit was invited to make a presentation to the African government group on the relevance of cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises with regard to the main topics of discussion at the conference.

  7. News

    ILO joined ICA Africa ministerial meeting to discuss partnerships in advancing SDGs

    08 June 2017

    The ILO participated in the ICA Africa Cooperative Ministerial Conference Midterm Review which took place on May 23-26 in Casablanca, Morocco. The ILO presentations focused on the role of cooperatives in rural development and the work of the ILO with cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises in Africa.

  8. News

    ILO joined ICA Africa ministerial meeting to discuss partnerships in advancing SDGs

    08 June 2017

    The ILO participated in the ICA Africa Cooperative Ministerial Conference Midterm Review which took place on May 23-26 in Casablanca, Morocco. The ILO presentations focused on the role of cooperatives in rural development and the work of the ILO with cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises in Africa.

  9. News

    ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders' Study Tour in Japan

    23 May 2017

  10. Event

    8th ILO/JCCU African Cooperative Leaders' Study Tour in Japan

  11. COOP Champions

    Karim Toumi, ILO Country Office for Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia and Mauritania

    02 April 2017

    COOP Champions features ILO colleagues from around the world working on cooperatives and other social and solidarity economy enterprises. It highlights their contributions, and shares highlights of their experiences, current work, and future aspirations.