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Cooperating out of poverty [electronic resource] : the renaissance of the African cooperative movement / Patrick Develtere, Ignace Pollet and Fredrick Wanyama, eds. ; International Labour Office, Cooperative Programme (EMP/COOP), ILO Office Dar es Salaam, COOP Africa, World Bank Institute.

Contributor(s): Develtere, Patrick | Pollet, Ignace | Wanyama, Fredrick | International Labour Office | World Bank Institute | International Labour Organization. Office for Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania, and Uganda.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Dar es Salaam : ILO, 2008Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 372 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9789221207238 (electronic bk.); 9221207234 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Cooperative societies -- Africa -- History | cooperative | cooperative movement | history | trend | Cape Verde | Egypt | Ethiopia | Ghana | Kenya | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | Senegal | South Africa R | Uganda | cooperative development | poverty alleviation | social economy | market economy | coop�erative | mouvement coop�eratif | histoire | tendance | Cap-Vert | Egypte | Ethiopie | Ghana | Kenya | Niger | Nigeria | Rwanda | S�en�egal | Afrique du Sud R | Ouganda | d�eveloppement coop�eratif | lutte contre la pauvret�e | �economie sociale | �economie de march�e | cooperativa | movimiento cooperativo | historia | tendencia | Cabo Verde | Egipto | Etiopia | Ghana | Kenya | N�iger | Nigeria | Rwanda | Senegal | Rep�ublica de Sud�africa | Uganda | desarrollo cooperativo | lucha contra la pobreza | econom�ia social | econom�ia de mercado | Genossenschaft | Afrika | Genossenschaft | Afrika | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / GeneralGenre/Form: ILO pub | pub OIT | pub OIT | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cooperating out of poverty.DDC classification: 334.096 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs & Frannie A. L�eautier -- Introduction / Patrick Develtere, Ignace Pollet & Fredrick O. Wanyama Executive Summary -- Part One: Cooperatives on the African continent -- Chapter 1: Cooperative development in Africa up to the 1990s / Patrick Develtere -- Chapter 2: Renaissance of African cooperatives in the 21st century: lessons from the field / Patrick Develtere & Ignace Pollet -- Part Two: Cooperatives in 11 African countries -- Chapter 3: The qualitative and quantitative growth of the cooperative movement in Kenya / Fredrick O. Wanyama -- Chapter 4: Growth without structures: the cooperative movement in Ethiopia / Teigist Lemma -- Chapter 5: Uganda: starting all over again / Herment A. Mrema -- Chapter 6: The cooperative sector in Ghana: small and big business / Anthony K. Tsekpo -- Chapter 7: Political and genuine cooperatives in Enugu State, Nigeria / Anselm Enete -- Chapter 8: Bad memories, good prospects: cooperatives in Niger / Sanda Maman Sani -- Chapter 9: The Egyptian cooperative movement: between State and Market / Mohamed H. Abdel Aal -- Chapter 10: Surviving on the islands: cooperatives in Cape Verde / Jo�ao Gomes Mendon�ca --Chapter 11: Jump-starting the Rwandan cooperative movement / Jean Damasc�ene Nyamwasa -- Chapter 12: Cooperatives in South Africa: a movement (re-)emerging / Jan Theron -- Chapter 13: The Senegalese cooperative movement: embedded in the social Economy / Abdou Salam Fall -- Chapter 14: The invisible, but resilient African cooperatives: some concluding remarks / Fredrick O. Wanyama.
Summary: Traces the historical path of cooperatives and trends since the 1990s. Gives examples from eleven countries in Africa of successful, genuine and economically viable cooperatives, and how they create economic opportunities and a basic level of social protection and security, and provide their members with voice and representation.
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Foreword / Jose M. Salazar-Xirinachs & Frannie A. L�eautier -- Introduction / Patrick Develtere, Ignace Pollet & Fredrick O. Wanyama Executive Summary -- Part One: Cooperatives on the African continent -- Chapter 1: Cooperative development in Africa up to the 1990s / Patrick Develtere -- Chapter 2: Renaissance of African cooperatives in the 21st century: lessons from the field / Patrick Develtere & Ignace Pollet -- Part Two: Cooperatives in 11 African countries -- Chapter 3: The qualitative and quantitative growth of the cooperative movement in Kenya / Fredrick O. Wanyama -- Chapter 4: Growth without structures: the cooperative movement in Ethiopia / Teigist Lemma -- Chapter 5: Uganda: starting all over again / Herment A. Mrema -- Chapter 6: The cooperative sector in Ghana: small and big business / Anthony K. Tsekpo -- Chapter 7: Political and genuine cooperatives in Enugu State, Nigeria / Anselm Enete -- Chapter 8: Bad memories, good prospects: cooperatives in Niger / Sanda Maman Sani -- Chapter 9: The Egyptian cooperative movement: between State and Market / Mohamed H. Abdel Aal -- Chapter 10: Surviving on the islands: cooperatives in Cape Verde / Jo�ao Gomes Mendon�ca --Chapter 11: Jump-starting the Rwandan cooperative movement / Jean Damasc�ene Nyamwasa -- Chapter 12: Cooperatives in South Africa: a movement (re-)emerging / Jan Theron -- Chapter 13: The Senegalese cooperative movement: embedded in the social Economy / Abdou Salam Fall -- Chapter 14: The invisible, but resilient African cooperatives: some concluding remarks / Fredrick O. Wanyama.

Traces the historical path of cooperatives and trends since the 1990s. Gives examples from eleven countries in Africa of successful, genuine and economically viable cooperatives, and how they create economic opportunities and a basic level of social protection and security, and provide their members with voice and representation.

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