Economists Discuss Cooperatives in Cuba

HAVANA TIMES — The Eighth Conference on Accounting, Auditing and Finance, which is being held at the Havana Convention Center from July 2 to 5, today is discussing issues related to cooperatives, local development and social economy, reported the Prensa Latina news agency.

The experts are addressing topics such as non-agricultural cooperatives in Cuba, the factors of success in fishing cooperatives around the world, the “successes, failures and challenges” of cooperativism in Venezuela and the “distorted use of cooperatives against workers.”

The forum, organized by the National Association of Economists and Accountants of Cuba, is being attended by 700 delegates from some 30 nations.


2 thoughts on “Economists Discuss Cooperatives in Cuba

  • August 22, 2012 at 8:10 pm
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    mondragon in spain, the basque region was where mondragon started, is the world’s biggest and most successful group of co-ops as far as i know. the irish have invited mondragon exprts to ireland to learn how to do it. most co-ops have failed in many countries but they work in theory!

  • July 6, 2012 at 4:28 am
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    I would really like to hear more about the potential and possibilities for co-ops in Cuba. Seems to me to be a very reasonable ‘business’ option given the alternatives. Any idea where I can find more info?

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