Inter-institutional Co-operation (1998)

This document has been made available in electronic
format by the International Co-operative Alliance (ICA)
June, 1998
(Source: ICA Regional Office for West Africa -Activity Report for 1996-1997, pp.25)

Inter-institutional Co-operation

ROWA and German Foundation for International Development (DSE/ZEL) organised jointly two seminars:

ROWA was commissioned as a consultant to help an FAO-funded project in Togo to map out a strategy, the resources and an action plan for organising breeders of small ruminants. ROWA carried out:

Since 1996, ROWA has participated as a consultant to the ANADER/GTZ program for the emergence of rice producer co-operatives in the northern region of Côte d'Ivoire. After executing the feasibility study, ROWA:

The ILO (ACOPAM and COOPNET programmes) invited ROWA to contribute in the organisation of a regional workshop on «the Integration of the Gender and Development Approach in the Co-operative and Partnership Action » The workshop, which was held from the 22nd to 26th June, 1997 in Nouakchott Mauritania enabled the 34 participants from 11 countries to share their experiences analyse difficulties and propose solutions.

ROWA nominated representatives to participate in this workshop and to present a paper on the constraints, potential and outcomes of the Gender and Development approach to development and to the consolidation of its member co-operative organisations.