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Cooperative Development through Policy Changes on Gender Equality

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Participatory Action and Learning Methodologies Foundation, Community Development Foundation

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Asia-Pacific: Sri Lanka


$ 52,275
€ 49 786


Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Institutional Building and Policy Dialogue, Networking


Under this project, NCCSL being an apex organisation leads a process of development of a gender policy and integration of good governance into the legal structures. The project will also facilitate to improve the organisational capacities of ten selected District Cooperative Councils as well as six selected cooperative federations. It is expected to have long-term results as favourable policy changes to promote women leadership at BOD level having equal opportunities in decision-making process, establish and promote good governance at provincial and national level in cooperation with the policies and sustainable cooperative business development.

Project Objectives

Improved and strengthened the cooperatives and their staff while promoting good governance in the cooperative sector.

Impact on SDGs

SDG5 - Gender Equality

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