Table of Contents (1997)

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This document has been made available in electronic format
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May, 1997
(Source: Coop Dialogue, Vol.5, No.1, Jan-April,1997)


TABLE OF CONTENTS
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GENDER
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Women's Participation in Leadership
Lorraine Corner, Regional Programme Director, UNIFEM in Bangkok,
reviews the global status of Women in Decision Making and tries to raise
pertinent issues that hinder such participation

Women in Business
Usha Jumani, former Managing Director of SEWA Bank and an Advisor to
SEWA attempts to identify common elements which improve women in
micro-business in the co-operative sector.

CONSUMER
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International Trade with Consumer's Money
Dr. lakshmi Narasaiah, a Reader in Economics at Krishnadevaraya
University, Anantapur, India, tries to analyse the effects of multi-lateral
trading on the consumers as well as producers.

Development of Consumer Co-operatives in Vietnam
W.U. Herath, Regional Advisor, Consumer Co-operative Development at
the ICA ROAP analyses the growth of the Vietnamese Consumer Co-ops
in a transitional economy at the formative stage as a case study.

TRIBAL DEVELOPMENT
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Tribal Resettlement and Development through Co-operatives
Dr. Dharm Vir, Freelance HRD Consultant in Delhi describes the process
of modernisation of indigenous community through a non-directed support
project by the Canadian Cooperative Association.

INTERNATIONAL CO-OP DAY
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ICA's 75th International Co-operative Day Message emphasises the
contribution of Co- operatives to Food Security.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
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Resolution of the ICA European Regional Assembly

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
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Asia Pacific Conference on Cooperative Small and Medium Business
Network

Cover photo :  Indian Co-operative Network for Women - General
Assembly