TODAY, March 10, 2016, Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) will launch KooperatiBalitaan at the CDA Main Office as one of the highlights of the celebration of the CDA’ 26th anniversary.
KooperatiBalitaan sa CDA is a convergence of all the stakeholders of the cooperative movement. This quarterly forum will be a venue to discuss and share relevant information about the CDA, cooperatives, rules and regulations, development programs, and others which are either of national or local importance.
This forum is one of the CDA’s information delivery mechanisms among cooperative stakeholders and the public. As part of the Communication and Advocacy Plan of the Authority, the KooperatiBalitaan supports the Philippine Roadmap for Cooperative Development which is anchored on the realization of collective vision and mission of the cooperative sector which is “Transformative Cooperative for People, Planet, Prosperity, Peace and Purpose.”
This program will be held every second Thursday of last month of every quarter; and will last for two hours only from 9:00 am to 11:00 am with regular venue at the CDA Central Office Conference Room.
Every quarter, different topics/issues/events and others concerns affecting cooperatives will be tackled. Resource persons from the CDA, cooperatives, and other organizations will be invited to discuss the identified topics
For the first quarter (March 10, 2016) the topics would be CDA at 26 Years: Its journey, life and aspirations, CDA Roadmap, Credit Surety Fund Cooperative Law (RA 10744) and National Strategy for Financial Inclusion(NSFI).
On June 9, 2016, the topics would be about Micro Insurance Cooperative. Credit Information System Act (CISA), Cooperative Best Practices and CDA latest memo circulars, issuances, rules and regulations.
The third quarter, scheduled on October 13, 2016, would be about Cooperative Month Celebration, Cooperative Best Practices and Transport Cooperatives.
On December 8, 2016, the topics would be What’s up for 2017 for CDA,Labor Service Cooperatives and CDA latest memo circulars, issuances, rules and regulations.
In a nutshell, the KooperatiBalitaan will be undertaken in response to various call for action of cooperatives along sectoral convergences and for the purpose of popularizing cooperatives to the economic enterprise preferred by the Filipino people.
Cooperatives, government and non-government organizations and cooperative stakeholders including media practitioners/outfits are welcome to attend and participate in this forum.