COOPERATIVE OF THE AMERICAS
Cooperatives of the Americas It is the regional representation of the Alliance for the American continent. Its primary objective is "to promote the repositioning of the cooperative model in the new economic, political, social and commercial environment, supporting the member organizations of the Alliance in the Americas in the dissemination and defense of the cooperative identity, the promotion of business and the human resource development”. The Regional Office is the link between the cooperatives of the American continent and the world network, which facilitates their participation in specialized networks, allowing them to get involved with the sector of their interest.
The World Cooperative Monitor 11th Edition
For the 2022 edition of Monitor Coop, the Region of the Americas has 91 cooperative organizations among the 300 largest in the world according to their turnover, of which 71 are from the United States of America, 9 from Brazil, 8 from Canada and 3 from Argentina. 31 of these organizations generated more than 434 thousand jobs.
Likewise, when analyzing the information according to GDP per capita, the Latin American organizations in the top 300 correspond to 38 cooperative organizations from the United States of America, 22 from Brazil, 11 from Colombia , 7 from Canada, 4 from Argentina, 1 from Costa Rica, 1 Mexico and 1 Uruguay.
The 3 million cooperatives contribute to sustainable economic growth and stable, quality employment.
Access information on contributions from the cooperative sector of the Americas.
Learn about the reports on national regulatory frameworks in relation to the cooperative sector in the Americas.
Intercooperation is one of the cooperative principles.
In the following publication you will be able to access examples of these processes.
We are a key partner in the implementation of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Cooperatives of the Americas and Cooperation Projects
Implementation of our allies
Houses of Joy Project.
The Casas de la Alegría Project, co-financed by the European Union in Costa Rica, to provide better living conditions and decent employment in agriculture for migrant families
The Platform of Cooperatives of the Americas for Development, PCAD, is a platform formed in October 2018 with the objective of promoting spaces for articulation between organizations that carry out activities for the promotion, development and implementation of international cooperation projects.
REGIONS AND SECTORS
The International Organization of Agricultural Cooperatives (ICAO) is the representative of agricultural cooperatives worldwide. Founded in 1951, it is one of the eight sectoral organizations of the International Cooperative Alliance.
THE BEST OF SOCIAL NETWORKS
We invite you to a new online conference organized by our Regional Gender Equality Committee.
In the International Month of Cooperatives we invite you to a new webinar to share the