C-BIRD Study visit Report (December, 2015)


The context within which C-BIRD project operates embeds policy context, country specific environment and scientific background on the role and the impact of cooperative development.The present report is part of the results achieved and is to present the main history, principles and development of cooperatives in the countries-partners of the C-BIRD project. Moreover the history and theory of, and the problems associated with cooperativism in rural areas is presented, as well as the role of the policy, the extension service, and various actors involved in rural development is investigated.


Report December 2015.