NCAP is virtually a training project where Lead Farmers are capacitated to make an impact in their communities in the interest of national food security and in reversing soil degradation", said Richard Shikongo, NCAP Coordinator for CLUSA
International), was a board member of the International Cooperative Alliance and was senior officer of the National Cooperative Bank.
In early 2014, the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA
International formed the U.S.-Cuba Cooperative Working Group (USCCWG) for the mutual benefit of partnerships between the U.S and Cuban cooperative sectors.
Kongalend Financial Services, Komeho Namibia and the Rundu-based CLUSA
International joined forces last week to host a three-day microfinance, conservation agriculture-appropriate technology and green energy mini-expo in Okongo in the Ohangwena Region.
The "Taza de la Excelencia", for example, is a tasting contest put on by the Cooperative League of the United States (CLUSA
Caption: Cooperative Month got a grand kickoff on the mall in Washington, D.C., with the first Cooperative Festival, sponsored by the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA
According to CEO of Creative Entrepreneurs Solutions, Marie Johansson, the organisation is currently sub-contracted by the Cooperative League of the USA (CLUSA
) International to implement the Namibia Conservation Agriculture Project (NCAP) which is targeting 10,800 farmers in six regions in the northern parts of the country."This is a training project where lead farmers are trained and mentored to train their neighbours on climate smart agriculture methods such as conservation tillage and the hand-hoe basin method.
To date, under the CLUSA
program in Nicaragua, small coffee farmers have increased their family incomes by over 200%.
Doug O'Brien will succeed Judy Ziewacz as president and CEO of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA
International (NCBA CLUSA
), beginning Jan.
Credit Union Association, led an NCBA CLUSA
research group to Cuba specifically to look at agricultural coops, the most mature of any of the country's emerging cooperatives.