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U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) brings together ten 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.

Communication & Dissemination Specialist, International Cooperative Research Group

Reporting to and working in close collaboration with the Communications Manager of the International Cooperative Research Group (ICRG), the Communication & Dissemination Specialist (CDS) plays a critical role in the process of sharing information, research findings, and knowledge with the ICRG’s target audiences… Learn More.

Call for Cooperative Experts

The U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council (OCDC) is creating a pool of cooperative development and other subject matter experts (SMEs) experienced in research, business development, training and/or technical assistance for international projects. SMEs may be called upon to serve short-term consulting assignments when OCDC has identified needs for surge support or new activities. OCDC is inviting applicants with a broad range of practical and demonstrated knowledge in technical areas… Learn More.