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  Contribution of Co-operative Enterprises and the International
     Co-operative Movement to Implementation of UN AGENDA 21:
       Programme of Action for Sustainable Development 

                     Prepared jointly by
             the International Co-operative Alliance
                      the United Nations
  Department for Policy Coordination and Sustainable Development

                 Geneva and New York, April 1995

        For information purposes only. Not an official
   document of the United Nations and not officially edited.


     In addition to the articles and monographs listed below,
short articles appear in bulletins and newsletters produced by
the cooperative movement. In this study information appearing in
ICA News (Geneva, International Co-operative Alliance, bi-
monthly) has been used. Issue No. 3 of 1992 comprised a special
issue on cooperatives and the environment.

     Beland, Claude.  Innovation in economic development and job
creation.  Review of International Co-operation (Geneva) 86:4:76-
84, 1993.

     International Co-operative Alliance.  The co-operative
movement and the environment.  Review of International Co-
operation (Geneva) 83:2:79-98, 1990.

     International Federation of Agricultural Producers.  Farmers
for a sustainable future: the leadership role of agriculture. 
Paris.  November 1994. 23 p.

     International Labour Office.  Cooperative Branch.  
Cooperatives and natural resources management:  key issues and
operational check-lists for screening the impact of cooperative
development projects on the natural environment.   Geneva, 1993.
Occasional Discussion Paper 92-1.  26 p.

     Jayahanthan, S.  Aboriginal co-operatives in New South
Wales.   Review of International Co-operation (Geneva) 86:1:59-
63, 1993.

    Reddy, Ramachandra. IFFCO's stance on the environment and
sustainable development.  Review of International Co-operation
(Geneva) 85:4:137-138, 1992.

     Shigaki, Momiyoshi. Environmental problems and the Japanese
co-op movement.   Review of International Co-operation (Geneva)
86:2:45-55, 1993.

     Strom, Turid.  Consumer co-operatives and the environment. 
Review of International Co-operation (Geneva) 83:4:43-48, 1990.

     Strom, Turid.  Declaration on environment and sustainable
development.   Review of International Co-operation (Geneva)
85:4:134-136, 1992.

     Thomas, Terry.  The Co-operative Bank's ethical stance. 
Review of International Co-operation (Geneva) 86:4:71-75, 1993.

     Tokonabe, Shigenori.  The environmental challenge of
agricultural co-operative associations.  Review of International
Co-operation (Geneva) 85:4:139-142, 1992.

     Weir, Campbell.  Co-ops and the environment.  Review of
International Co-operation (Geneva) 83:4:49-51, 1990.

     Yamagishi, Masayuki.   Taking the lead in environmental
conservation.   Review of International Co-operation (Geneva)
85:4:145-146, 1992.