Table of Contents (1993)


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                         January 1993

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                       Table of Contents
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1.        Main characteristics of the present co-operative 
          structure

1.1       Brief historical background 

1.2       Models of co-operatives and their significance in   
          quantitative terms 

1.2.1     Rural co-operatives 

1.2.1.1   `Peasant self-aid' supply and marketing
		co-operatives

1.2.1.2   Dairy co-operatives 

1.2.1.3   Horticultural and apicultural co-operatives 

1.2.1.4   Agricultural production co-operatives 

1.2.1.5   Agricultural circles' co-operatives

1.2.1.6   Other types of co-operatives 

1.2.1.7   Financial co-operatives 

1.2.2     Urban co-operatives 

1.2.2.1   Consumer co-operatives 

1.2.2.2   Handicraft supply and marketing co-operatives 

1.2.2.3   Housing co-operatives 

1.2.2.4   Workers' co-operatives 

1.2.2.5   Other types of urban co-operatives

1.3       Membership relations in  existing co-operatives

1.4       National co-operative organizations, associations,
          federations

1.5       Strengths and weaknesses of the existing
		co-operative system 

2         The co-operative reform process

2.1       The need for, and the main fields of, co-operative
          reform 

2.2       Government co-operative policies 

2.3       Co-operative legislation

2.3.1     The co-operative law of 1982 

2.3.2     The law governing changes in the organization and
          operation of the co-operative movement (20.01.90) 

2.3.3     The revalorisation act of 30th August 1991

2.3.4     The new co-operative law

2.4       Changes in the co-operative movement

3.        Future options for co-operatives

3.1       The major trends of change

3.2       Need for international assistance 


Annex 1-  List of contact organizations