Training & Tools


Measurements for Tracking Indicators of Cooperative Success (METRICS): New Challenges and Opportunities in Low and Middle-Income Countries

Date of Publication: 2009 | Author: Dr. John W. Mellor | Journal/Publication: US Overseas Cooperative Development Council and the United States Agency for International Development. Link: Measurements for Tracking Indicators of Cooperative Success (METRICS) is the third major OCDC initiative. It addresses the question: What characteristics produce the greatest probability of a cooperative surviving and Read More

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2019 International Labour Organization – A Step-by-step tool to start-up a Cooperative

This is basic start up material/guide for cooperatives. Start.COOP is a low-cost, easy to use tool for those interested in starting and launching a cooperative in a participatory manner. It draws on technical content from existing materials in different ILO cooperative training tools. It also uses a peer-to-peer, activity-based learning methodology from the ILO’s Community-Based Read More

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2017 – The UN Women Gender and Economics Training Manual

Description. The manual introduces participants to economics in general and presents feminist approaches to macroeconomics, microeconomics and international economics. It exposes participants to critical analyses of global and regional economic trends, including those related to economic crises. The manual also enhances the skills of participants in formulating gender-responsive economic policy for program implementation, policymaking, and Read More

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2015-FAO-IFAD-Promoting the Leadership of Women in Producers’ Organizations. Lessons from the Experiences of FAO-IFAD.

This paper explores aspects of promoting rural women’s leadership in producers’ organizations (POs). Despite the vast amount of work that women perform in the agriculture sector, their role remains largely unrecognized. The concerns and issues of women farmers are scarcely heard at the local, national, and global levels. One reason for this silence is that Read More

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2020-AFI-Lessons On Enhancing Women’s Financial Inclusion Using Digital Financial Services.

Across the globe, a billion women still remain financially excluded, while a gender gap of nine percent stubbornly persists in developing countries. This financial inclusion gender gap is a key barrier to economic growth and stability that has persisted despite overall significant gains in financial inclusion. The objective of this study is to underscore the Read More

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2014-USAID Toolkit for Management and Monitoring of Gender-Based Violence Internentions

This document supports non-GBV specialist humanitarian actors to identify COVID-19, GBV-specific risks in their sectors, and take actions to mitigate those risks. It contains an initial summary of potential options for adapting established good practice to this unprecedented situation. It is a working document that will be refined as the situation and the response evolves. Read More

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Building Partnerships Map

Support your understanding of the Building Partnerships Map tool from the DIY Toolkit and how you can use it to work with others who share your vision. This DIY Learn Building Partnerships Map module begins with a set of Learning Outcomes. These highlight what you should expect to know and be able to do as a Read More

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6. Training module on partnership building

What is partnership? Partnerships are intended for joint solving of problems, resource exchange, cooperation, coordination and coalition building. The relationship among partners can be temporary (local bodies, including government, grassroots NGO’s) or permanent. A partnership brings together institutional capabilities and human resources in the form of skills, experiences and ideas to tackle common problems that Read More

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The Collaboration Quick Scan (CQS)

Do you work with partnerships for sustainable development? Check out this CQS tool. How can the CQS help your partnership? Get the most out of your collaboration with Collaboration Quick Scan. The idea of cross-sector partnerships is to achieve greater impact through bringing together resources and aligning your action. This is easier said than done. Read More

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The Partnership Toolkit: Tools for Building & Sustaining Partnerships

Prepared by the Collaboration Roundtable Spring 2001 with Funding from Involve, BC, Ministry of Community Development, Cooperatives and Volunteers and Community Liaison Division, Ministry of Multiculturalism and Immigration. Very many individuals and agencies helped prepare this tool kit. Th Collaboration Roundtable wishes to thank: members of the Collaborations Roundtable Steering Committee for offering insightful comments Read More

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