Publications

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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Improving Rural Financial Inclusion through Financial Cooperatives

18 October 2021

Financial cooperatives are a growing force for financial inclusion in Eastern and Southern Africa.  They often operate in remote areas where other financial institutions are unable or unwilling to serve. However, they face challenges of not innovating, effectively developing demand-driven products and services, accessing relevant training programs to increase their staff and directors’ capacity, attracting qualified staff and management, […]

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Financial Statement 2021

14 October 2021

Audited Financial Statements CDF 2021

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Financial Statement 2020

14 October 2021

  CDF Fiscal Year ending March 31, 2020

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World Food Day: It is Your Day to Build Sustainable Future

8 October 2021

Every year Oct 16 is celebrated as World Food Day to raise global awareness of food, agriculture, and hunger. This year we are celebrating the theme – It’s your day! The theme focuses on the role that each community actor needs to perform to help transform agri-food systems. Thus, it is not the contribution from […]

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Empower Women Farmer and She Empowers the Community

8 October 2021

“I don’t use ox to plow my field, but now I drive a tractor. I am learning new ways of farming for better yield, but also about balanced nutrition,” says Kelem Negash A single mother of 3 sons, Kelem Negash, is a smallholder farmer in the Eranbuti village of Minjar Shenkora district, East Shoa zone, […]

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A Ray of Hope

8 October 2021

“The people in my community are praising me for the crop growth and germination rate on my farm (i.e. planting distance and planting in rows). They are seeing the possibilities of higher yields and good harvest compared to last year.” Afua Kpokoja, a mother of 5 children, is a smallholder farmer producing maize in Gbanderi […]

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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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