"A cooperative is a business that balances two goals – making money and keeping its members and communities happy by providing what they need. Imagine a group of people working together to grow vegetables or fruit, to fish together or simply to sell something collectively," said the FAO. "By joining forces, members of a cooperative can benefit by sharing materials, experience or other resources. They can also bargain in a more powerful way."
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Agriculture Cooperatives, Children's Drawings, and World Food Day
The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is commemorating World Food Day by holding its first-ever international contest for young people. The entries are grouped in three age categories: 5-8, 9-12, 13-17. The theme for the inaugural contest is Agricultural cooperatives -- key to feeding the world
This is a great way to involve young people in the World Food Day commemoration. And it's paid off. There are many fabulous entries from children around the world. View the Children's Posters