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The role of co-operatives in poverty alleviation

Padma D. Jayaweera

The role of co-operatives in poverty alleviation

a case study of Sri Lanka

by Padma D. Jayaweera

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Published by P.D. Jayaweera in Maharagama, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka.
    • Subjects:
    • Cooperative societies -- Government policy -- Sri Lanka.,
    • Poverty -- Government policy -- Sri Lanka.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesRole of cooperatives in poverty alleviation
      Statementby Padma D. Jayaweera.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD3532.8.A5 J39 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 101, [15] p. ;
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL636844M
      ISBN 109559576208
      LC Control Number96901452
      OCLC/WorldCa34752777

      Co-operatives operate according to principles established by the Rochdale Pioneers in and updated by the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in The ICA defines a co-operative as: An autonomous association of persons united voluntarily to meet their common economic, social and cultural needs and aspirations, through a jointly Cited by: 2. Abstract. Co-operatives are frequently highlighted as holding great potential for effective poverty alleviation. Indeed it has even been suggested that organizations with a poverty alleviation mandate such as the World Bank ‘cannot do without engaging with co-operatives, if it is serious about involving organisations of the poor in the Poverty Reduction Strategy Process (PRSP)’ (Simmons Author: Tim Zachernuk, Guozhong Liu.

      Poverty alleviation strategies. Although poverty is a multi-dimensional phenomenon, poverty levels are often measured using economic dimensions based on income and consumption [].Amartya Sen’s capability deprivation approach for poverty measurement, on the other hand, defines poverty as not merely a matter of actual income but an inability to acquire certain minimum capabilities [].Author: Pramod K. Singh, Harpalsinh Chudasama.   Cooperatives contribute to poverty alleviation Sunday, July 6, Pretoria – Cooperatives are catalysts for economic growth and sustainable development for disadvantaged, vulnerable and marginalised communities as well as those with limited resource capabilities, says the Minister of Small Business Development Lindiwe Zulu.

      Co-operatives and Rural Development in India [Ahmad, Rais] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Co-operatives and Rural Development in India alleviation of rural poverty has been one of the primary objectives of the country's planned economic development. Co-operatives are expected to play a major role in the. The role of co-operatives in poverty reduction: Network perspectives () {Simmons08therole, author = {Richard Simmons and Johnston Birchall}, title = {The role of co-operatives in poverty reduction: Network perspectives}, journal Keyphrases. network perspective poverty reduction.


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The role of co-operatives in poverty alleviation by Padma D. Jayaweera Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The role of co-operatives in poverty alleviation: a case study of Sri Lanka. [Padma D Jayaweera].

International Day for Cooperatives Special Event 17 October Panel on "The role of cooperatives in poverty reduction" Organized by the Department of Economic and Social Affairs Venue.

Discussion about the role of cooperatives in poverty reduction should start with a brief discussion of poverty. Poverty is a complex concept which dose not fit into a neat definition. Acknowledgements.

This article is an output from a research project entitled ‘The Role and Potential of Co-operatives in the Poverty Reduction Process’ in the UK Economic and Social Research Council's Non-Governmental Public Action Programme (Award number: RES 25 ).

It is based on a paper given at the 22nd International Co-operative Research Conference, “The Co-operative Response Cited by: The role of co-operatives in poverty reduction: Network perspectives Article in Journal of Socio-Economics 37(6) December with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

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cooperatives have fared in their contribution to poverty alleviation. The purpose of this paper is to move the debate on the contribution of cooperatives to poverty reduction in Africa from “their potential role” (Birchall, ) to their actual impact using empirical evidence from the field.

The study assessed the roles of cooperative societies towards alleviating poverty using Yobe State as a case in point in Nigeria. The activities of cooperative societies and how they affect its. The Role OF Cooperatives In Community Development [Nzima, Divane] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Role OF Cooperatives In Community DevelopmentCited by: 6. COOPERATIVES FOR AFRICAN DEVELOPMENT: LESSONS FROM EXPERIENCE BY. Fredrick O. Wanyama, School of Development and Strategic Studies, Maseno University, Kenya.

INTRODUCTION. The recognition of cooperatives as crucial means for poverty alleviation and, therefore, African development has been widely acknowledged.

These co-operatives are involved mainly in grass cutting and cleaning projects. EThekwini Municipality through this programme establishes co-operatives as part of its poverty alleviation strategy.

These co-operatives are constituted by indigent people ranging from 12 to 35 per group. THE ROLE CO-OPERATIVES PLAY IN POVERTY REDUCTION IN TANZANIA Mwelukilwa Joshua Sizya Director of Research and Consultancy Cooperative College, Moshi, Tanzania Paper Presented at the United Nations in observance of the International Day.

As they do, co-operatives face new challenges brought about by continuing processes of economic globalisation, the IT revolution, and changes in the national and international balance of powers. To survive and thrive, the ability for co-operative organisations to network effectively at both the local level and beyond is becoming increasingly Cited by: PURPOSE OF THE STUDY The major aim of this project is to bring to x-ray the role of co-operative in alleviation of poverty in Enugu state.

Specifically, this project also aim at: 1. To show the relationship between government and co-operative societies toward poverty alleviation. To show the importance / role of co-operative in poverty alleviation.

To approve yet co-operative is the medium through which the weak and oppressed members of the society can reach the government 4. To examine the involvement of co-operative in implementing government programme on. Chapter One of CoOperative And Poverty Alleviation Project Material starts from here.

Posted by under Project Topics and Materials. INTRODUCTION BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY In this chapter, the following issues will be discussed: Background of the study, Statement of the problems, Purpose of the study, Research questions, Scope of the study, Limitations of the study etc.

The major role of the cooperatives in the rural communities in Shurugwi District as indicated by the respondents is that of poverty reduction (24%), followed by employment creation (20%), improved food security (18%), women empowerment (14%), social integration (12%), creation of rural markets (6%) and human capital development (6%), as Cited by: 1.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Newly emerging nations in the developing world put great efforts into developing multi-purpose co-operative societies that, it was hoped, would bring the benefits of development to the rural poor.

With some exceptions these failed to live up to expectations; having been created by governments they remained controlled by the interests of government, party and. CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES AS A VOLUNTARY ORGANIZATION IN POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN AKWA IBOM STATE.

(A STUDY OF ITAM MULTIPURPOSE COOPERATIVE SOCIETY) CHAPTER ONE. INTRODUCTION. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY; The impact of co-operative societies in the reduction of poverty in Nigeria and globally can not be over emphasized. “Robin () defines. The Role and Potential of Co-operatives in the Poverty Reduction Process: A research agenda Johnston Birchall and Richard Simmons This paper is an introduction to a current research project on co-operatives and poverty reduction.

Its purpose is a little different from that of the conventional journal article as it has been written to inform. Part Two: Co-operatives and poverty traps In his recent book called Ending Global Poverty: a guide to what works, Stephen Smith identifies and describes 16 poverty traps. He explains ‘From the study of poverty traps we gain insights into both general principles and the specifics of what poverty programmes must do to be successful’.Various strategies have been suggested in dealing with poverty.

One of such poverty alleviation strategies is the use of development co-operatives in the fight against poverty and hunger. The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between development co-operatives and poverty alleviation.Council.

The project reference is RES, and title is: The Role and Potential of Co-operatives in the Poverty Reduction Process. The final report is available on the ESRC website, or from the authors ([email protected] and [email protected]). The project.