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            Advancement of Cooperatives (COPAC)
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   INTERNATIONAL TECHNICAL MEETING ON CAPITAL FORMATION IN
                 AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES 

                Rome, 8 - 10 November 1996
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                         CONTENTS    

INTRODUCTION

ORGANIZATION OF THE MEETING 
 
REPORT OF THE MEETING 
 
I.   Why Capital, Why Cooperatives? 
 
II.  Cooperatives, Change, and Capital
 
III. Research Methodology and Country Findings
 
IV.  Discussion of the Country Papers 
 
V.   Special Papers: 

     Paper I:  A Brief Description of the Dynamics of Capital,
               by Professor Michael Cook 

     Paper II: Economic, Legal and Financial Characteristics
               of Cooperatives, by Mr. Gerard Deshayes 
 
VI.  Conclusions and Recommendations 
 
 
ANNEXES: 
 
1. Programme 
2. Opening Speech by FAO Representative 
3. Synthesis Paper by Mr. J.D. Von Pischke 
4. List of Participants 
5. List of Related Papers and Publications

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Report issued in February 1996