Public Talk on Cooperatives and Development – Learning From Successful Cooperative Experiences From Africa

Date(s): 1 March, 2008 – 15:0017:00
Location: Nohar Road Hall, Northdale, Pietermaritzburg

The city of Pietermaritzburg is the capital city of the Province of Kwazulu-Natal. Over the past few years the cities local economy has been in decline and many workers have lost their jobs through factory closures. Poverty is generally on the increase. A progressive local religious organisation is calling a public meeting to talk to these challenges. It has called on community organisations, charities, activists, and interested citizens to attend. The main speaker for the event will be the Executive Director of COPAC, Vishwas Satgar,  who will share insights from COPAC’s  current research focusing on successful cooperative experiences from Africa.