Co-operatives, such as this catfish farm in Uganda photographed in 2008, are seen as a way to improve the lives of millions of people around the world.  |  File photo

Co-ops major driver of global economy

The United Nations’ International Day of Co-operatives is observed on the first Saturday of July each year. This year it was held July 5. As the international community focuses on climate change, sustainable development and a new anti-poverty agenda beyond 2015, United Nations officials are highlighting the role co-operative enterprises can play in economic development, […] Read more