Placing first in a recent Feed the Future photo contest, a photo from NCBA CLUSA’s Feed the Future Senegal Yaajeende project exemplifies how innovations and community-led development are ending hunger around the world.
The nation’s cooperative businesses are poised to be an integral part of achieving a 10-year infrastructure plan released by the White House yesterday, but a concurrent proposal to gut the only federal program dedicated to advancing the impact of cooperative businesses nationwide jeopardizes that potential.
While only 15 percent of the U.S. population calls rural America home, they steward at least 75 percent of the country’s natural resources, providing a foundation of food security and economic stability enjoyed nationwide, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack told a bipartisan group of rural policy leaders and technologists last week.
A real estate agent's critical assessment of Paul Bradley's New Hampshire neighborhood put him on a lifetime mission to help owners of mobile homes achieve financial stability and pride of ownership in their communities.
In an article published by Hanover Co-op Food Stores, leaders of three of New England’s largest consumer cooperatives say Vermont's newest manufactured home park is a testament to the financial security, self-help and growth inherent in the co-op business model.