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cooperative

noun Vox populi An organization whose members share purchasing clout, resources or other materials. See Health insurance purchasing.
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This is similar to the Service's treatment of a "federated cooperative" (i.e., a cooperative whose members are also cooperatives).
Moreover, early childhood educators and mothers in the cooperatives insisted that their curricula promoted individuality and creativity within group relations.
Deputy Governor Daniel Chemno said the cooperatives will help them pull their resources together for collective and individual growth.
DOE orders review of franchise compliance by electric cooperatives !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi has ordered a review of the compliance of power coops to the service requirements of their respective franchises after withdrawing the recommendation to cancel/revoke the franchise of 17 electric cooperatives (ECs).
Cooperatives' action provides opportunities for small holder farmers to aggregate their output, achieve economies of scale in marketing and obtain better terms of trade in the market place (World Bank (WB), 2003).
News Report The 47th National Cooperatives Day will be observed in the country today (Sunday) under the auspices of the Local Government, Rural Development and Cooperatives Ministry.
Other affected electric cooperatives include Abra Electric Cooperative (ABRECO) with P20 million worth of knocked down facilities; then Benguet Electric Cooperative for P19.229 million; Ilocos Norte Electric Cooperative for P15.5 million; Isabela Electric Cooperatives I and II with aggregate P13.5 million; Nueva Vizcaya Electric Cooperative for P6.059 million; Pangasinan Electric Cooperative I for P5.0 million; La Union Electric Cooperative for P4.0 million; Kalinga Apayao Electric Cooperative for P3.503 million; Ifugao Electric Cooperative for P3.175 million; and Ilocos Sur Electric Cooperative for P3.022 million.
Angkatan Koperasi Kebangsaan Malaysia Berhad (Angkasa) has urged the government to ensure that the ministry responsible for cooperatives will retain the word 'cooperative' in the ministry's name.
ISLAMABAD -- International Day of Cooperatives was observed on Saturday to express solidarity with the people associated with cooperatives movement.
RAWALPINDI -- Registrar Cooperatives Department, Punjab Zulfiqar Ali Ghumman on Thursday said that Cooperatives Department is establishing cooperative facilitation centers to resolve complaints of the citizens about Cooperative Housing Societies, agriculture loans and for an effective legal action to provide relief to the citizens.
From technical and vocational training to abandoned abused and neglected youth to technical training for farmers, self-employment programs to financial literary training, 21 outstanding cooperatives from all over the country stood out with their anti-poverty strategies that paved the way for better lives in their communities.

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