Publications and tools on cooperatives

April 2022

  1. Integrated enterprise and market systems assessment on the refugee and host community livelihoods in Sudan

    20 April 2022

    This report details the findings of market assessments conducted on the groundnut and sesame value chains in East Darfur and West Kordofan.

March 2022

  1. South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: Alignment of the policy with national, regional and international frameworks

    31 March 2022

    Social economy

  2. South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: An evaluation of the policy development process

    31 March 2022

    Social Economy

  3. South Africa’s social and solidarity economy: A study of its characteristics and conditions

    28 March 2022

    Social Economy

  4. Strengthening women's economic empowerment and access to Decent Work in Sri Lanka's Northern province

    01 March 2022

    At the core of women's economic empowerment is access and agency; while access to skills, resources, services, and market opportunities is one aspect of advancement, the other, agency is about the power of decision-making. This document provides a snapshot of different approaches implemented by LEED+ towards achieving the above.

February 2022

  1. The national strategy for the Jordanian cooperative movement 2021–2025

    09 February 2022

January 2022

  1. Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Policy in Asia

    24 January 2022

    This brochure provides an overview of the second phase of the project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy Policy in Asia” which aims to enhance the understanding on the SSE in Asia and the Pacific region and provide technical support to countries to develop SSE policies and/or mainstream SSE in their policies and programmes. The first phase ended in June 2021, and the second phase has been launched in 2022.

  2. Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia Towards an Enabling Policy Environment

    20 January 2022

    This conclusion brief is part of the series “Mapping the Social and Solidarity Economy Landscape in Asia” that presents the SSE landscape for six countries in Asia, policy challenges and preliminary pathways for strengthening SSE in the region. The research is part of the ILO project “Strengthening Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy in Asia,” implemented in partnership with the Korea Social Enterprise Promotion Agency (KoSEA) and supported by the Korean Ministry of Employment and Labour (MOEL).

December 2021

  1. Integrated enterprise, cooperative and financial services assessment on refugees and host communities around Jigjiga, Somali Region, and Shire, Tigray Region, Ethiopia

    13 December 2021

    The ILO conducted an assessment of the market systems (supply and demand) of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises development, business development services (BDS), cooperative promotion and access to financial services in the two regions.

November 2021

  1. ILO COOP eNewsUpdate

    30 November 2021

    Every month, the ILO COOP eNewsletter highlights recent news and developments on cooperatives by the ILO and partners.