Development Organisation Recognised for Cooperative Work26 July 2013
ETHIOPIA – Economic development organisation ACDI/VOCA has been recognised by the national government for efforts to develop agricultural cooperatives.
The award was presented by the head of the bureau of agriculture, Sani Red.
Berhanu Asfaw, who received the gold cup, has been working on co-op building programmes since 1999.
Work carried out by the organisation includes coffee growing programmes and the Agricultural Cooperatives in Ethiopia (ACE) programme.
Current efforts are being put into the Cooperative Development Programme which is helping farm cooperative members to ensure food security in the region.
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