Cooperative Resilience: Evidence and Action

September 27, 2022 | 8:30-10:30am


The Forum shared the learning and new knowledge gained from various ICRG initiatives that have rigorously examined the ways cooperatives are impacted by external shocks – such as COVID 19 and climate change – to maximize the inherent strengths of the cooperative business model and minimize its risks while mitigating the impacts of current and future external shocks.

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Event Speakers

Paul Hazen

Executive Director, OCDC

Ms. Leah Marie Lucas

OCDC ICRG Research Manager

Sylandi Brown, MA

Communications Manager, ICRG

Barbara Czachorska-Jones, PhD

Learning and Training Manager, ICRG

Nicholas Hung, MA

Research Associate, ICRG

Ms. Isabelle Barrès

OCDC ICRG, Consultant

Ashley Holst

Global Communities, Senior Technical Specialist and Acting COP

Dr. Charles Wambu

Kenya Union of Savings & Credit Co-operatives Ltd. (KUSCCO)

Dr. Rose Karimi

Project Manager, International Co-operative Alliance-Africa (ICA Africa)

Ms. Emily Varga

USAID Engagement, Evidence and Learning Team Lead, Cooperative Business Specialist 

Dr. Chiyoge B. Sifa

Regional Director, ICA Africa

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