systems thinking 6 - How The Co-op system is already making...

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How The Co-op system is already making a difference in Kenya and South Africa?
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The Co-op movement in South Africa The first coop in South Africa was formed in 1892 The National Cooperative Association of South Africa (NCASA) was formed in 1997, to serve as the Apex structure or umbrella body for sectoral affiliates of all cooperatives in the country. NCASA was very instrumental in creating a legal and policy framework for the development of the cooperative movement and also in facilitating the formation of sectoral bodies. A key funder for the formation of this umbrella body was the Canadian Cooperative Association
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The Co-op movement in South Africa (continued) Today, the picture of the co-op movement appears as follows: There are three national policy pillars for the development the co-operative movement, including the cooperative development policy for South Africa, a cooperative Act (2005), and a national strategy on co-operatives still at a draft stage
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This note was uploaded on 09/15/2011 for the course BUSINESS business f taught by Professor Vandermerwe during the Spring '11 term at Stellenbosch University-South Africa.

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