International Cooperative Day: The next step for cooperatives is certification

By Amy Zhang Marrakech– This week we celebrate the United Nations International Day of Cooperatives, commemorated every year on the first Saturday of July. Cooperatives’ success in sustainable development, wealth creation, and poverty alleviation give many hope for an equitable future. As we commend cooperatives, it is important to recognize and understand how they function.

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The Niger Delta Question and 2030 Sustainable Agenda.

By Jerome-Mario Utomi- For the 2030 sustainable agenda to succeed, says the United Nation, partnership and collaboration must be given a disciplined attention.  This world body further stated that the scale and ambition of this agenda calls for smart partnerships, collaborations, ecosystem thinking, co-creation and alignment of various intervention efforts by the public and private sectors and civil society

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