NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
The CDA issued Memorandum Circular 2012-08 dated June 15, 2012 temporarily recalling the delegated authority on the registration of primary cooperatives in all Extension Offices (EOs) nationwide for certain types of cooperatives. The move was to address the alarming registration of cooperatives being used for tax shield by some misguided businessmen.
DAVAO CITY - More than two hundred peoplegathered last May 17, 2012 at Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City in the first ever National Muslim and Indigenous People's Cooperative Summit. The Summit brought together the Cooperative Leaders among Muslims and Indigenous People. They pounded issues and concerns affecting their cooperatives as marginalized sectors of the community and explored opportunities for them to look into the national programs of the government where they can become catalyst of societal transformation.