RAP PUBLICATION 2004/30

Report of the Regional Cooperative Experts Meeting on Computerization to Promote Agricultural Cooperative Enterprise Development

Chiang Mai, Thailand, 19-23 April 2004


Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (FAORAP)
Bangkok

Network for the Development of Agricultural Cooperatives in Asia and the Pacific (NEDAC), Bangkok

 
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Table of Contents

Introduction
Objectives of the meeting
Summary of proceedings

Summary of country papers
Bangladesh
China
India
Malaysia
Nepal
Philippines
Sri Lanka
Thailand

Summary of technical papers

Issues discussed

Observations

Conclusions and recommendations

Annexes
Annex 1 - List of participants
Annex 2 - Programme and agenda
Annex 3 - Action plans prepared by working groups
Annex 4 - Summary of national strengths and weaknesses in computerization of agricultural cooperatives
Annex 5 - Documents circulated at meeting
Annex 6 - Questionnaire for database of agricultural cooperatives in Asia