|Coop Name: U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC)||N° of Employees: 1|
|City: Washington, DC||N° of Members: 9|
|Country: United States||Year of formation: 1982|
OCDC brings together organizations committed to building a more prosperous world through cooperatives. Its mission is to champion, advocate and promote effective international cooperative development. OCDCs members are: ACDI/VOCA, CHF International, Communications Cooperative International, Cooperative Resources International, HealthPartners, Land O'Lakes International Development, National Cooperative Business Association, National Rural Electric Association and the World Council of Credit Unions.
Together, cooperatives can combine their social and economic benefits, utilising their combined resources to achieve mutual goals. Cooperative Development Agencies embody this principle in action. This presentation provides some examples of how their combined efforts have been vital in fighting poverty across the globe.