History & Development of Cooperatives

Learning Objectives

The cause and necessity of cooperatives is the specific market position of the individual small farmer within the supply chain of agricultural products. 1913 the cooperative movement was started. Its birth was to respond to unfavorable trade terms and fight the exploitative forces of colonial administrators.

Objectives

  • Understand how cooperatives are started.
  • Understand what cooperatives stand for.
  • Be able to operate and conduct business within the cooperatives definition.

1
Introduction to cooperatives
7 mins
2
Seven cooperative principles
7 mins
3
Pillars of cooperative identity
7 mins
4
Advantages of cooperatives
7 mins
5
Cooperatives and other businesses
7 mins
6
Background & history of cooperatives
7 mins
7
Rochdale principles
7 mins
8
Evolution of international cooperative principles
7 mins
9
Cooperatives in the modern market
7 mins
10
Milestones in the history of cooperatives
7 mins
11
The concept of the imperfect market
7 mins
12
Cooperatives in Uganda
7 mins
13
Types of cooperatives
7 mins
14
Legal frameworks & international standards
7 mins
15
Key success factors for cooperatives
7 mins
16
Key steps in forming a cooperative
7 mins
17
Conclusion
7 mins

Assesment

1
Cooperatives Quiz
5 questions

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Enrolled: 32 students
Duration: 2 hours
Lectures: 17
Video: 10 mins
Level: Beginner