Agricultural cooperatives: paving the way for food security and rural development

ID:

303555

Language:

EN

Document type:

Other

Description:

Cooperatives play a crucial role in reducing poverty, improving food security and generating employment opportunities. The United Nations declared 2012 the International Year of Cooperatives (IYC) to raise awareness of cooperatives’ important contribution to global socio-economic development and to promote the growth and strengthening of cooperatives all over the world.

Publication year:

2012

Pages:

2

Job number:

AP088

Department:

ES

Division:

ESW

PDF:

http://www.fao.org/docrep/016/ap088e/ap088e00.pdf

This document is also available in:
Spanish

Cooperativas agrícolas: preparando el terreno para la seguridad alimentaria y el desarrollo rural

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French

Les coopératives agricoles contribuent à la sécurité alimentaire et au développement rural

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