With the regional association UROZON, DGRV is working on the topic of networks. Various networks of a sectoral or cross-sectoral nature strive for the efficiency, growth and stability of cooperatives and, ultimately, for an improved income and employment situation of their members. In many cases they are the smallest producers in disadvantaged rural areas.
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The cooperative institute INFOCOOP is a governmental entity with the task of promoting (including financing), training, advising and supervising cooperatives in all sectors. It uses tools and methodologies of the DGRV to pursue these goals.
URCOZON is a cooperative regional association in northern Costa Rica. It unites cooperatives of all sectors and size classes and supports them with advice, training and lobbying. The association is a partner of the DGRV in the project “Redes” (Networks), which promotes inter-cooperation among cooperatives and seeks to achieve synergies and economies of scale between them.
The project “Cooperation of the DGRV with the national OCB-SESCOOP system in Brazil and cooperative structures in Argentina” supports cooperative structures through technical and process consulting as well as an international exchange of experts between agricultural cooperative associations in Brazil, Argentina and Germany.More
The long-term impact of the DGRV CoopSur Project is to improve the economic and social participation of large population groups. The target groups are specially micro and small entrepreneurs, artisans and farmers who do not or only in a very limited way have access to markets and are not yet members of a cooperative, as […]More