Nominees interested in running to fill five seats on the 2019 NCBA CLUSA Board of Directors, which guides and inspires the organization, have until February 22, 2019 to complete and submit this Nomination Form along with the requested supplemental material to the Nominating Committee.
NCBA CLUSA is deeply saddened to confirm that 18 of its project staff members, and three others, totaling 21 people, have died as a result of yesterday’s bus accident in Uganda. Fifteen project staff members survived, and those with injuries have been transferred 200 miles (300 km) to the city of Kampala for specialized treatment.
NCBA CLUSA joined other co-op leaders this morning in applauding a compromise on the long-awaited farm bill that preserves anchor programs of U.S. investments in domestic cooperative development and foreign assistance.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has officially announced its flagship multi-sectoral nutrition project, USAID Advancing Nutrition. Implemented by JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc. along with a diverse group of partners including NCBA CLUSA, this five-year global project will bring together international and local organizations from various sectors and different disciplines to design, implement and evaluate activities that combat malnutrition.
President Trump signed the reauthorization of the Global Food Security Act last week, codifying through 2023 funding for the critical food security initiative, Feed the Future. NCBA CLUSA was the first Feed the Future implementer in Senegal with the Yaajeende program and continues to work with Feed the Future in Senegal and Indonesia.
Don’t miss out on early-bird registration for the 2018 Co-op IMPACT Conference! Register by midnight on Wednesday, August 29—your final opportunity to lock in the early-bird rate of $625 for NCBA CLUSA members and $825 for non-members.
Is there a promising young employee or board member at your co-op? Are there any post-secondary students on your radar who are recognized for their demonstrated interest in cooperatives and credit unions?