NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
THERE is no question on the truism that for those who have dreamt, advocated, struggled and even died for it, social change has been so elusive all these years despite 14 years of Martial Law and two people-powered revolutions. The structures and systems that are breeding poverty are still as formidable as ever. BUT NOT ANYMORE!
SA bawat henerasyon may rebolusyon. Rebolusyong kooperatiba, ang tawag ng bagong panahon!
Poverty. Hunger. Ecological disasters. Corruption. Violence. Greed and apathy. Social injustice. Gross Inequities. Violent Extremism. Put together, these are the lethal combination that puts a country in disarray, caused by formidable social structures that can only be described as pyramidal, elitist and oppressive This horrible scenario is worsened by a political system that can only be described as exclusive and colonial, that’s why Federalism has come of age.
FROM the ‘50s to the ‘90s, we had lived in the worst of times environmentally when we allowed a few powerful loggers to wantonly exploit the 17 million hectares of diptherocarp forest without let up, which saw the massacre of all life forms in a paradise once so rich in biodiversity, in fact the richest on earth per unit area in terms of endemic flora and fauna.
Please be informed that the On-line Cooperative Annual Progress Report Information System (CAPRIS) and Cooperative Audited Financial System (CAFSIS) as attachment is now operational. You may access the system through the CDA website www.cda.gov.ph.
For your information and guidance.
Issued this 6th day of February, 2018.
(SGD) GIOVANNI T. PLATERO, CSEE
Acting Executive Director
The Gender Resource Center (GERC) in partnership with the CDA will be holding the “3rd National Summit on Gender and Development (GAD) in Cooperatives” on April 3-5, 2018 in Waterfront Hotel, Lahug, Cebu City, PH. The Summit theme is “Philippine Co-ops Stepping up UN SDGs through GAD Mainstreaming” #1phcoop1actionforSDG2030.