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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.

Senior Researcher

This is a great opportunity for an experienced international development professional who wants to increase the impact of programs and projects.  If you have practical experience managing and designing international development projects as well as advanced research and analytical skills and are someone who understands the potential for evidence-based development to advance inclusive development, this might be your next exciting challenge! Read 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.