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?
Have you registered for NCBA CLUSA’s 2018 Co-op IMPACT Conference, scheduled for October 3-5 in Arlington, Virginia yet? Register between now and August 15 to lock in the early-bird rate of $625 for NCBA CLUSA members and $825 for non-members. Registration rates will increase by $200 after August 15.
Under the theme, “The Cooperative Economy: Grow, Participate, Connect,” IMPACT 2018 will amplify the impact co-ops already have in the U.S. and around the world and explore new ways co-ops can spur even greater economic growth and participation. Register now!
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly passed its bipartisan version of the farm bill, which includes many of the provisions NCBA CLUSA has worked to preserve or add, among them the anchor programs of U.S. investments in domestic cooperative development and foreign assistance.
June 19, 2018 marked a historic meeting between the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA (NCBA CLUSA) recognizing the importance of international unification and collaboration to effectively advance the cooperative movement. These two organizations represent over 1.2 billion members of cooperatives and credit unions internationally and 110 million members in the United States.
NCBA CLUSA is pleased to announce that Quentin Kidd—dean of the College of Social Sciences, professor of political science and director of the Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University—will present the keynote address on October 3 at the 2018 Co-op IMPACT Conference in Arlington, Virginia.
Abou Nouhou, a 28-year-old mother of seven, is not only a successful saleswoman in Achalou (a village of the Sabon Machi commune in Niger's Maradi region), she also serves as a mentor for her village's Adolescent Girls' Learning and Support Group, or GASA.
This article is based on Andrew Jacob’s address at NCBA CLUSA’s Annual Meeting & Virtual Town Hall last month. Jacob is chair of NCBA CLUSA’s Board of Directors and Chief Regulatory, Legislative & Compliance Officer at CoBank. If you missed NCBA CLUSA president and CEO Doug O’Brien’s message at our Annual Meeting, find it here.