NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
10.10.2012 - The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) formally launched the Awards, Recognition and Incentives program called the GAWAD PARANGAL, in unison with the opening of the 11th National Cooperative Summit, at the Atrium, Limketkai Center, Cagayan de Oro City. The CDA GAWAD PARANGAL is an awards and recognition program for cooperatives, local government units, partner organizations and cooperative leaders in recognition of exemplary performance, best practices and good governance and in bringing responsive services to the people and to the community.
The Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) recently conducted the Joomla Training Program aimed at capacitating its Management Information System (MIS) personnel in the management of their respective extension office's website contents. Through the new technology, the Authority hopes to provide valuable and relevant information to its clientele to make it transactional and service-oriented.
With the rising cost of diesel fuel in the country, even owners and operators of public utility vehicles are in a mad scramble for alternative fuel for them to go home with better earnings and so as not to pass the financial burden to the commuting public.
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.