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The ICA-AP Committee on Co-operative Research (CCR) organized the 13th ICA-AP Co-operative Research Conference, on November 27, 2018 at the IRIB International Conference Centre, Tehran, Iran. The Iran Chamber of Co-operatives (ICC) co-hosted the conference. The theme was “Co-operatives contribute to more sustainable and resilient societies,” and the presentations made were under the following sub-themes:


  • Sustainable consumption & production of goods & services by co-operatives
  • Financial performance and sustainability of co-operatives
  • Adaptation and mitigation strategies of co-operatives


The event was well-attended by 51 individuals from 11 countries viz. Belgium (1), India (11), Iran (12), Indonesia (2), Japan (4), Jordan (1), South Korea (4), Malaysia (8), Nepal (5), The Philippines (1) and Sri Lanka (2) comprising of researchers, policy makers, practitioners, students, social enterprise and social economy sectors.


Mr. Alireza Banaeifar, International Affairs Manager, ICC, makes his welcome speech


To read the full report on the Conference, please click here