The International Co-operative Alliance's Africa Region

 

11th Regional Conference on the theme of 
“Improving Members' Socio-Economic Situation by Encouraging the Benefits of Co-operative Enterprises”

Dates: 17th – 19th November 2014
Venue: Inter-Continental Hotel, Nairobi-Kenya

View the 11th Regional Conference programme here

 

Vision

To be the African leader in promoting a dynamic and democratic co-operative movement; leading the process of social transformation and sustained economic development and growth

Mission

ICA Africa Region shall strive to promote, develop, protect and strengthen the co-operative movement in the region and provide effective and efficient services through partnership and collaboration.

It will do this by; evaluating participation within membership and governance to a new level; positioning co-operatives as builders of sustainability; building the co-operative image and securing the co-operative identity; ensuring supportive legal frameworks for co-operative growth; and securing reliable co-operative capital while guaranteeing member control.

Objectives

  • Promoting development of co-operative movement in Africa;
  • Promoting and protecting co-operative values and principles;
  • Facilitating development of economic and other mutually beneficial relations between member organizations;
  • Promoting sustainable human development and furthering the economic and social progress of people, thereby contributing to peace and security in Africa;
  • Promoting equality between men and women in all decision making and activities within the co-operative movement;
  • Lobbying for an enabling environment for co-operative development in Africa.

You can read the Africa Co-operative Development Strategy 2013-2016 in English and French.

Regional Office

1.    Dr. Chiyoge Buchekabiri Sifa          -    Regional Director

2.    Ms. Salome Wavinya Kimeu            -    Office Manager

3.    Mr. Jipe Kelly                                   -    Capacity Building Manager

4.    Mr. Geoffrey Asira                           -    Intern- IT and communication

5.    Mr. Erick Monda Obongo                -   Volunteer

6.    Miss Anne Waithera Ndungu           -   Intern- Administration

7.    Mr. Japheth Kiganili Onyango         -    Cleaner

BOARD MEMBERS

1.            Stanley Muchiri

                chairman@co-opbank.co.ke

2.            Japheth Magomere

                marion.wairimu@cic.co.ke

3.            Rev.Fr.Gearge Angala

                angalageorge@yahoo.com

4.            Hassan Wakasuvi

                 hassanwakasuvi@yahoo.com

5.            Augustine Katabarwa

                marion.wairimu@cic.co.ke

6.            Mottseki O.Mobejane

                 ommabejane@gmail.com

7.            Dr.Yousif M.Yousif

                yousifyousif819@yahoo.com

8.            Eng.Jibrin Bala Abuja

                Jibrinbala257@yahoo.com

 

The following organisations are ICA members in Africa:

Regional organisations

Eastern Africa Farmers Federation (EAFF)

Botswana

Botswana Co-operative Association (BOCA)

Egypt

Central Productive Co-operative Union (PCU)

Guinea

Union des Cooperatives Guineennes pour le Developpement Durable (UCGDD)

Federation de Co-operatives d'approvisionnement et de l'alimentation generale(FECAAG)

Kenya

Agri and Co-operative Training and Consultancy Services Ltd. (ATC)

Co-operative Bank of Kenya Ltd

Co-operative University College of Kenya (CCK)

Kenya Union of Savings & Credit Co-operatives Ltd. (KUSCCO)

National Co-operative Housing Union Ltd. (NACHU)

The Co-operative Insurance Company of Kenya Ltd. (CIC Insurance)

Lesotho

Co-operative Lesotho (Coop Lesotho)

Boliba Multipurpose Co-operative (BMC)

Mauritius

The Mauritius Co-operative Union Ltd. (MCUL)

Mozambique

Asssociacio Mocambicana de promoco do cooperativismo Modermo (AMPCM)

Namibia

Co-operative Advisory Board (CAB)

Nigeria

Co-operative Federation of Nigeria (CFN)
Odu’A Cooperative Alliance (OCA)
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Cooperative Multipurpose Society Ltd (NNPC-CMS)

Federal department of co-operatives, federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development (FDC)

Rwanda

National Confederation of Cooperatives of Rwanda (NCCR)

Independent Institute of Lay Adventists of Kigali (INILAK)

South Africa

South African National Apex Co-op (SANACO)

Tanzania

Moshi University College of Co-operative and Business Studies (MUCCoBS)

Tanzania Federation of Co-operatives Ltd. (TFC)

Uganda

Uganda Co-operative Alliance Ltd. (UCA)

Gumutindo Coffee Cooperative Enterprise Ltd. (GCCE)

Zambia

Northern Province Co-operative Marketing Union Ltd. (NPCMU Ltd)

Zambia Co-operatives Federation Ltd. (ZCF)

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe National Association of Housing Co-operatives (ZINAHCO)

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