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CDF Canada and MCTIC Efforts help to bring Cooperative Development Assessment under Cooperative Law

15 November 2021

In May 2021, the Parliament of Mongolia revised and approved the Law on Cooperatives of Mongolia. After many discussions and revisions, a favorable legal environment for the development of cooperatives is now built. Cooperatives have to conduct a development assessment every two years and providing management and information through cooperative associations is one of the […]

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CDF Canada: Rebuilding Sustainable Future

24 October 2021

Every year, CDF Canada publishes key financial facts and figures. Here we provide information on the projects and funding received and expenses incurred.   COVID-19 was a significant factor in affecting our results. However, donors have been proactive in supporting the cooperatives in the time of the pandemic. We have also maintained close contact and engagement […]

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CDF Canada Announces Two New Directors to the Board

21 October 2021

CDF Canada today announced the appointment of Jean-Pierre Gagnon, President and Executive Director of Farm Mutual Re , and Renald Ching, Vice President and General Counsel at Everlink Payment Service Inc , to the board. “We feel honored to welcome the two directors to the board of CDF Canada. Their experience in the fields of mutuals and financial services will help complement and enhance […]

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Women’s Participation is vital to Achieving Sustainable Food and Nutritional Security

26 July 2021

Women, especially in rural areas, play a significant role in making food systems more productive and sustainable. They help in production, provide food for family consumption, reduce food losses, and market produce along the agriculture value chain. Yet, women have limited access to essential resources and services and are not part of the vital decision-making […]

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Donation (Income) Tax Receipts

20 April 2021

Due to the challenges faced with mail during COVID-19, beginning of January 2021 and continuing in future, we are now emailing donation (income) tax receipts. If CDF Canada has not been added to your contact list, the e-mail may not have been received to your Inbox.  Instead, it would have been directed to your spam […]

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Happy International Women’s Day – 8 March

8 March 2021

  The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed worldwide as groups come together to celebrate women’s achievements or rally for women’s equality. The campaign theme for International Women’s Day 2021 is ‘Choose To Challenge.’ A challenged world is an alert world. WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: ACHIEVING AN EQUAL FUTURE IN A COVID-19 WORLD Women stand at the […]

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CDF Canada is celebrating International Development Week

5 February 2021

Together stronger  From February 7th to 13th, we invite Canadians to celebrate International Development Week – a unique tradition that highlights Canada’s commitment to sustainable development around the globe.  The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in significant ways. We have all been impacted by the closure of schools and businesses, job losses, and the challenges that come […]

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Canadian Funding will Support Better Economic Opportunities for Over 2,200 Women in Ukraine

22 December 2020

OTTAWA, ON, December 22, 2020 – Over 2,200 women and internally displaced persons in Ukraine will benefit from the project “Supporting Economic Prosperity for Women and Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine” (SEW Ukraine). The $5 million initiative funded by Global Affairs Canada, is being implemented over five years (2020-2025) by the Co-operative Development Foundation of Canada […]

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4R Nutrient Stewardship Project Trains over 800 Ghanaian farmers in nutrient management practices

17 September 2020

CDF Canada’s 4R Nutrient Stewardship Project (4R-NSP) team in Ghana hosted a series of field days on best crop and nutrient management practices, in collaboration with the Savannah Agriculture Research Institute (SARI). The main objective of the learning events was to demonstrate the benefits of crop and nutrient management practices employed on the groundnut learning […]

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