U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) brings together nine organizations committed to building a more prosperous world through cooperatives. Its mission is to champion, advocate, and promote effective international cooperative development. The International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG) is a division of OCDC, and its purpose is to develop evidence and create knowledge about effective cooperative development in developing countries. Its research is focused on issues related to the impact and effectiveness of cooperatives in developing countries and emerging markets. The ICRG designs, directly undertakes, and partners with academic and practitioner organizations and experts to carry out rigorous research that helps to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
- Request for Proposal: Peru Short Study June 2, 2020 ** SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED** New deadline for submission of proposals is Wednesday, June 10, 2020, by 5 pm EST. Please scroll down for link to Q&A The International Cooperative Research Group (Research Group) of the US Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) has embarked on a multi-year, multi-country cross-sector regional research study on the effects that cooperatives have on the social and economic well-being of individuals and the broader effects that they have in the… Read More
- Request for Proposal: Work with OCDC and the ICRG June 1, 2020 We work with international cooperative development organizations to research, facilitate, and promote best practices in programming for international development. Currently, there are no additional RFPs. Read More