ILO's work on cooperatives in Africa

  1. Publication

    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.

  2. News

    Establishing agro-cooperatives in Sudan to empower farmers

    19 April 2022

    To improve the income levels and resilience of host and refugee community farmers in Sudan, ILO PROSPECTS is supporting the development of agro-cooperatives through training and peer support

  3. Document

    Terms of Reference – National Consultant for ILO’s initiative on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives in Tanzania

    06 April 2022

  4. News

    Call for a national consultant to evaluate and make recommendations on the Guidelines concerning Statistics of Cooperatives in Tanzania

    06 April 2022

  5. News

    Discussing the process followed in developing the Social and Solidarity Economy policy in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    On the 23rd March, the ILO, together with partners the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition (dtic), Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and Government of Flanders, launched a report benchmarking the process followed in developing the social and solidarity economy policy, against international best practice.

  6. News

    ILO and partners launch report into the Social and Solidarity in Economy in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    The results of a South African study conducted during consultations for the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) Policy process, was launched by the ILO on the 28th March 2022 together with the South African government’s Department of Trade Industry and Competition, the Industrial Development Corporation and the Government of Flanders.

  7. News

    Confirming the values, principles and activities of the Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in South Africa

    01 April 2022

    Research into the social and solidarity economy in South Africa has highlighted the diverse scope of work done by these units in the country’s poorest districts.

  8. News

    Benchmarking the social and solidarity economy policy process in South Africa against international good practice

    31 March 2022

    The development of a social and solidarity economy (SSE) policy in South Africa was initiated in 2017, with the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding between the ILO, the then Economic Development Department (now Department of Trade Industry and Competition), and the Government of Flanders.

  9. Publication

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

    31 March 2022

    Social economy

  10. Publication

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

    31 March 2022

    Social Economy