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Policies and measures to promote industrial co-operatives in Africa

Policies and measures to promote industrial co-operatives in Africa

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Published by United Nations Industrial Development Organization in [New York] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Producer cooperatives -- Africa.,
    • Industries -- Africa.,
    • Small business -- Africa.,
    • Industrial policy -- Africa.,
    • Rural development -- Africa.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared by the Regional and Country Studies Branch, Division for Industrial Studies for the Regional Expert Consultation on the Role of Rural Co-operatives in the Productive Sectors in Africa, Addis Ababa, 7-11 October 1985.
      ContributionsUnited Nations Industrial Development Organization. Regional and Country Studies Branch., United Nations Industrial Development Organization. Regional Expert Consultation on the Role of Rural Co-operatives in the Productive Sectors in Africa.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD3247 .P65 1985
      The Physical Object
      Pagination23 p. ;
      Number of Pages23
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2420628M
      LC Control Number87104469

        1. Introduction. Technological innovation has been found to be critical for agricultural co-operatives’ scaling up, and even survival in developing countries (Garnevska et al., , Li and Gao, , Luo, ).A co-operative is defined as “an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly. that will enable South Africa to grow in a more equitable and inclusive manner that supports its developmental agenda. This is not a new realization, as the origins of the concept of sustainable development can be traced back to with. the publication of the book Limits to Growth as well as the.

      CiteScore: ℹ CiteScore: CiteScore measures the average citations received per peer-reviewed document published in this title. CiteScore values are based on citation counts in a range of four years (e.g. ) to peer-reviewed documents (articles, reviews, conference papers, data papers and book chapters) published in the same four calendar years, divided by the number of. The ILO’s Recommendation on the Promotion of Co-operatives is a new, internationally agreed template for national policy. This guide will help co-operatives, governments, employers’ and workers’ organisations work together to understand the Recommendation and how it can be used to realise the potential of co-operatives for the 21st.

      for the development of OSH policies and programmes. It covers the fundamental principles of occupational safety and health, based on the ILO’s philosophy of prevention and protection, which stems from the Xpress text - Prelims (pp.i-xiv):Intro-CH1 (p) 27/06/ Page viii. With this being said, South Africa is plagued by large scale corruption (Prinsloo, ). Corruption in many instances affects development policies aimed at improving indicators such as education.


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Policies and measures to promote industrial co-operatives in Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

Among co-operatives; and concern for community. It was envisaged that this would make the management of cooperatives democratic and professional, and thereby transform them from dependent organizations to self-controlled and self-reliant business associations capable of competing with other private enterprises in the Size: KB.

Africa and the International Co-operative Alliance-Africa. Special mention goes to Kenya We expect Kenyan co-operatives to promote green investments especially in such sectors as transport, housing, wholesale and retail trade. The policy proposes measures that will enhance co-operative board effectiveness with a clear.

• Established co-operatives: These are co-operatives that are mainly operating in agriculture and are, in the main, controlled by white South Africans. In the past, established co-operatives have been heavily supported by the state.

Aftermost of these co-operatives converted into private companies. In Africa, co-operatives were introduced during the colonial administration, primarily to modernize and commercialize colonial economies. Unlike other forms of enterprises, they are member-owned, member-driven, and democratically managed organizations.

Co-operatives are ideal organizations for an all-inclusive socio-economic. This chapter reviews the history of manufacturing in Kenya, starting with the period immediately before independence indiscussing industrial policies pursued by different regimes and their impact on Kenyan manufacturing.

The chapter concludes with a reflection of factors that have shaped industrial development in Kenya. Like many developing countries, Kenya’s early years of. Africa meetings in Maseru (Lesotho), Nairobi (Kenya), and Kigali (Rwanda). These meetings brought together the movement, government, and academia.

With the proposals set out in this Development Strategy, I feel confident that we will continue to secure the transformative power of Co-operatives in Africa’s development.

2/2 - In their search for a new development paradigm, many African governments and international organizations have reverted to cooperatives, a distinct business model that manifest a turbulent history ranging from pre-colonial to colonial and post-independence.

The key question for Africa today is therefore, how to best develop industrial strategies and policies which can promote a process of inclusive and sustainable industrial development.

Hence, development partners should leave behind the debate of whether or not industrial policy is necessary in Africa and start providing pragmatic solutions that. Co-operatives Act: Regulations: Co-operatives Administrative and Principles of Good Governance.

Files: Attachment Size; rggonpdf: MB. Co-operatives ofthere were then over million co-op members in the EU: with million concentrated in banking, credit and insurance co-ops (as member/account holders); and million in consumer and retail co-ops.

3 In Russia and China, forms of. The state of co-ops in South Africa has changed drastically since the early s. Initially white agricultural co-ops received support from the state, both legislative and financial.

The Land Settlement Act, and Land Acts, Co-operatives Societies Acts of and and many more all served to support these co-ops. Schaars book,”was originally written in by Chris L. Christensen, Asher Hobson, Henry Bakken, R.K. Froker, and Marvin Schaars, all faculty in the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Wisconsin—Madison.

Since its first publication, the Schaars book has served as a basic reference for cooperative members and leaders. Co-operatives: a definition. A co-operative is defined as “an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and democratically controlled enterprise” (definition by the International Co-operative Alliance).

5 'consumer co-operative' means a co-operative that procures and distributes goods or commodities to its members and non-members and provides services to its members; 'co-operative' means an autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic and social needs and aspirations through a jointly owned and.

For emerging African economies keen on implementing policies and projects geared at economic growth, job creation etc., there are important learning points to be gleaned from cooperatives The. South African Government Let's grow South Africa together.

Ha-Joon Chang, an economist at the University of Cambridge and the co-author of a recently released ECA publication, “Transformative Industrial Policy for Africa”, shares this opinion. Based on fieldwork with youth co-operatives in Lesotho and Uganda, the article shows how co-operatives promote collective learning, and how members learn ‘from’ and ‘with’ each other.

A CO-OPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT POLICY FOR SOUTH AFRICA. June Contact Persons: Mr. L October and Ms Nweti Maluleke ( ) "The Government will place more emphasis on the development of a co-operative movement to combine the financial, labour and other resources among the masses of the people, rebuild our communities and engage the people in their own development.

by Damian Reyes ACE - Economic Systems in Africa University of Ilinois at Urbana-Champaign. policy, national enviro nmental policy and small and mediu m enterprise develop ment policy. The question that comes is, how these policy reflect co-operative development on b oard, what is the.procurement measures and corporate objectives iii) measurement of procurement performance is regarded as an overhead and not an integral part iv) people do not understand the benefit of measuring procurement performance and v) interference of other stakeholder and mainly the measures were developed in a different environment.

Increasing exports ranks among the highest priorities of any government wishing to stimulate economic growth. There is, however, still strong disagreement on how governments should intervene.

For instance, it has often been argued that the best governments can do is to eliminate the obstacles to the smooth functioning of market forces and provide information to [ ].