Regional Project for Promoting Cooperative Self-help Organizations in Asia
Cooperative Development Organisation
Implementing Partners and Organisations
Period of Implementation
Bilateral Aid: German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Type of Activity
The Regional Project for Promoting Cooperative Self-help Organizations in Asia consists of project activities in 7 countries: Cambodia (DGRV country office), Myanmar (DGRV country office), Laos (DGRV country office), Vietnam (DGRV country office), Thailand, Philippines and India (partnering with APMAS). Fields of activity in Vietnam are: - consultancy, advice and advocacy by DGRV cooperative experts in cooperation with VCA and PCAs - regional and national forums and workshops (institutional capacity building and exchange of experience) - cooperative seminars, workshops and trainings (e.g. cooperative principles, business strategy, organization, management, economic and financial performance, marketing, banking, microfinance, agricultural production, trade, cooperative auditing systems...) - individual consultancy, partnerships and various forms of cooperation. From the country office in Vietnam DGRV also coordinates project activities in Thailand and on the Philippines. The project is financed by the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
Strengthening cooperative structures in agriculture, services and finance and thereby enable the participation of economically disadvantaged groups in the economic process.