Cooperating to enhance Native American food economies

august, 2021

02aug(aug 2)12:00 pm05(aug 5)2:30 pmCooperating to enhance Native American food economiesThe role of cooperatives in developing agriculture infrastructure and food systems in Indian Country (USA)


Event Details

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Join the Native American Agriculture Fund (NAAF), Cooperative Development Foundation (CDF), and the National Cooperative Business Association CLUSA International (NCBA CLUSA) for a conference on enhancing Native American food systems through cooperatives. The program will include:

  • USDA’s Obligation to Native American Agriculture

  • Vision for Rebuilding Native American Food and Agriculture Infrastructure

  • Power, Reach, and Potential of Cooperatives

  • Making a Cooperative Vision Real: Cooperatives in First Nation’s Canada

  • The Legal Framework for Agriculture Cooperatives in Indian Country

  • The Promise of Cooperatives in Creating Sustainable Food Systems

  • Lessons Learned: Developing Sustainable Food Systems

  • Shared Values: Indigenous People and Cooperatives

  • Common Challenges in Cooperatives

  • Unlocking Development Capital

  • Meeting Community Needs: Cooperatives in Action


2 (Monday) 12:00 pm - 5 (Thursday) 2:30 pm EDT