Announcements

CDF Canada and the University of Saskatchewan to develop Climate-Smart Cooperative Projects 

4 April 2022

The Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada (CDF) and University of Saskatchewan (USask) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to serve as a foundation for future collaborations that support co-op communities in addressing climate change. This new MOU aligns well with CDF’s mission of partnering with communities to achieve sustainable economic and social development, and USask’s […]

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CDF Canada and SME.NG Partners to Provide Financial Access to Women Entrepreneurs in Nigeria

24 January 2022

Despite the progress made, many women face the challenge of limited access to finance, savings, insurance, digital payments, and a lack of education on many financial services. As per World Bank, small and medium-sized enterprises (SME) led by women stand around 30% to 37% of all the emerging markets with financial needs between US$260 billion […]

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CDF Canada and ECNAS join Hands to Support and bring Sustainability, Stability, and Security to the Communities in Ethiopia

25 December 2021

We are pleased to announce our partnership with the Ethio-Canadian Network for Advocacy and Support (ECNAS) to support co-op communities in Ethiopia to address the challenge of instability, insecurity due to political unrest, climate change, and natural disaster.     We both share a mission to build self-reliant and sustainable communities. CDF Canada has in the past worked and built coop communities for […]

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CDF Canada and META Foundation Collaborate to Work in Ghana

8 December 2021

CDF Canada and META Foundation, Ghana, are pleased to announce their partnership to mutually support co-op communities in Ghana to promote sustainable agricultural practices and resilience, create awareness and support marginalized communities on natural resource management.   CDF Canada and META Foundation share a mission to build sustainable and prosper co-op communities.  We will collectively work on projects that will help accelerate agriculture, support sustainable livelihoods, and rural […]

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CDF Canada and Nature Kenya to collaborate on biodiversity, conservation by building sustainable communities

8 October 2021

CDF Canada is pleased to announce a new partnership with Nature Kenya to support cooperative and community-based development mutually, preserve biodiversity, and conserve important sites and habitats. CDF Canada and Nature Kenya share a mission to build self-reliant, sustainable cooperative communities across the globe. Climate change has had a significant impact on the livelihoods of […]

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CDF Canada and UPA DI to collaborate to strengthen farmers cooperatives

23 September 2021

Agriculture plays a significant role in the economic development of a country, especially in developing countries. Agriculture is the primary source of food, income, and employment for the rural population. However, farmers face climate change, poverty, depleting natural resources, lack of tools, markets, technology, etc. In the light of these challenges, CDF Canada is pleased […]

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CDF Canada and Rooftops Canada – Abri International to collaborate on climate change mitigation, promoting food security, and building sustainable communities

13 September 2021

CDF Canada is pleased to announce the collaboration with Rooftops Canada – Abri International to mutually support cooperative and community-based development, capacity building, social and cooperative housing, agriculture, and climate change mitigation. CDF Canada and Rooftops Canada – Abri International share a mission to reduce poverty and build self-reliant, sustainable cooperative communities across the globe. Climate change […]

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CDF Canada and Africa Skills Hub to Collaborate

24 August 2021

CDF Canada is pleased to announce the collaboration with Africa Skills Hub to mutually support and advocate climate change efforts in adaptation and mitigation in the agricultural and co-operative sector. CDF Canada and  Africa Skills Hub share a mission to build self-reliant communities around Africa. Together, we aim to work on projects that reduce the negative impact […]

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Taking Root and CDF Canada signs partnership

13 July 2021

Taking Root and CDF Canada is pleased to announce its partnership to mutually support its objectives of climate change mitigation and climate adaptation, agriculture, food security, biodiversity conservation, and enhancing community resilience. Taking Root and CDF Canada shares a joint mission to build prosperity and provide sustainable solutions to communities worldwide. We aim to work on […]

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