Capacity building

A key component of COPAC’s mission is for every cooperative enterprise to have the resources necessary to realise its development potential. To advance this goal, COPAC is engaged in capacity building activities to assess the needs of cooperatives and identify opportunities for technical cooperation.

For its 2015 capacity building project, COPAC will conduct research on the state of gender equality and women’s empowerment within cooperatives and will propose concrete action points for cooperative enterprises to undertake on this issue.

The members of COPAC undertake their own capacity building work with cooperatives: