NCBA CLUSA this week submitted a letter to the House and Senate Committees on Agriculture, urging lawmakers to preserve programs that benefit cooperative enterprise as they begin consideration of the 2018 Farm Bill.
With House Republicans expected to reveal their tax plan on Wednesday, NCBA CLUSA this week released a statement urging Congress to uphold tax policy favorable to the nation’s 40,000 cooperative businesses that support families, small businesses and farmers.
A program that not only provides low-income Mainers with fresh, healthy produce, but also helps preserve local farms is transforming the state’s food system with support from independent grocery purveyors like the Portland Food Co-op, where Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME) is a proud member.
The Board of Directors of the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Doug O’Brien as NCBA CLUSA’s next president and chief executive officer, effective January 1, 2018, replacing Judy Ziewacz who will retire on December 31, 2017.
Drawing more than 300 people from some 130 organizations to Alexandria, Virginia this month, NCBA CLUSA’s inaugural Co-op IMPACT Conference was an unprecedented opportunity to amplify and foster the research and data critical to quantify and expand the economic impact of cooperatives and create the tools necessary to influence public policy.
Stanley W. Dreyer, a model cooperative leader and mentor to generations of fellow cooperators, died last week at his home in Springfield, Virginia.Dreyer left a profound and lasting impact in the cooperative world.
As we transition from Feed the Future to the now one year old Global Food Security Strategy (known as Feed the Future 2.0) USAID's Bureau for Food Security Nutrition Advisor Ingrid Weiss reports below on the success of the USAID-funded Yaajeende project in Senegal. Implemented by NCBA CLUSA, the project is pioneering a whole-of-government approach to resilience.
Based in Fairfax and Arlington, Virginia, Twins Ace Hardware was featured on WUSA9’s Great Day Washington this morning as part of NCBA CLUSA’s efforts to showcase its exhibitors ahead of this weekend’s Co-op Festival.
NCBA CLUSA is thrilled to announce that Lisa Mensah, President and CEO of Opportunity Finance Network, the leading national network of Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs), will speak at the inaugural 2017 Cooperative IMPACT Conference as a panelist on "Co-op Financers Deepen Impact."