Result for 'story', 'Agriculture'

Yen Bai PCA (Viet Nam) – successful story in cooperatives

Tram Tau district is one of the most difficult areas in Yen Bai province, located in a mountainous area with nearly 100% of the population from an ethnic minority (H’Mong and Thai people). The bad traffic condition, severe weather, along with the limitation of land for agriculture, prevent people here from improving the living condition. Exploiting the forest, growing maize and rice [...]

Tien Phong Muong Vi Cooperative

Tien Phong Muong Vi in Muong Vi commune, Bat Xat district, Lao Cai Province, established on 17/01/2014 is an agricultural cooperative. Its 14 (households) members business activities include: growing rice, planting spice and medicinal plants; processing and preserving vegetables and fruits; production of pharmaceutical chemicals and pharmaceutical materials; post-harvest service activities. Disadvantages and difficulties of nature and socio-economic situation: Bat Xat is a [...]

Boosting Organic Rice Production

Kampong Chhnang – Cambodia – June 2019 “Joint investment with cooperative is better than sole investment because we have the chairperson, treasury, committee in charge of each area, we have members and we can know the information from the outside markets so the middlemen cannot price down our paddy”, said Ms. Chim Soky, community committee in charge of training and member of the [...]


Kampong Chhnang – Cambodia – June 2019 Boeng Leach Village, Sethey Commune, Samaki Meanchey District, Kampong Chhnang is around 60km away from Phnom Penh and the residents there mostly grow rice and crops, and raise animals. Their farming tends to rely on traditional methods. There is only limited use of modern techniques and therefore the yields are minimal. This has made it almost [...]

Coffee Farmers Build a Global Cooperative

Pachamama Co-Founder and CEO, Thaleon Tremain, speaks at the 2020 Cooperative IMPACT Conference, October 2020. Presented by the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (@NCBACLUSA), the annual IMPACT conference provides an unparalleled platform to reenergize the cooperative movement and galvanize its champions around building the next economy.

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