The Agricultural Cooperative of Kritsa was established in 1927. Its olive oil factory opened in 1937. Today, the coop has over 892 members who are particularly experienced in and concerned with the quality of their produce and product.
The history of the Agricultural Cooperative of Madamados begins in 1929 when the olive-oil cooperative named ‘Athena’ was founded. During those difficult years the farmers being financially and morally oppressed by the olive factory owners, united and managed to built and equip their own olive-press.
The Alliance's office for the Asia-Pacific region is organising a National Conference on, “Building up a Co-operative System in Laos” in Vientiane from 11 to 13 November 2014 in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF), Laos.
The Cephalonia Robola Wine Cooperative (established in 1982) collects and processes almost 85% of the total produce of Robola wine grapes. The island of Cephalonia is the most mountainous Ionian island and without any doubt, it hosts some of the most important vineyards in Greece.
The Cooperative of Saffron was founded in 1971, it consists of 1,000 members and has the exclusive right to collect, pack and distribute Kozani saffron.
Founded in 1937,the Cooperative Winery of Nemea initially comprised 70 members.
Seventy years later, it has more than 1,000 members and produces 10,000 tons of wine annually, which makes it one of the largest producers nationwide..
Wednesday, 26 November 2014 to Sunday, 30 November 2014Maritim Pine Beach Convention Center, Ileribasi Mevkii 5. ParselBelek, Serik, 07525 Antalya, Turkey
“Suddenly the wall was there and my husband could not go to his work in Israel anymore”.
Unemployment is extremely high in the West Bank and when the wall went up the family of Amal, mother of eight, was left without income. The wall that Amal talks about is a wall built by Israel to divide Palestinian territory from their own.