Govt to unveil Co-operative policy


Feb 21, 2017

By Stephen Makabila
The State Department of Co-operatives
has embarked on a new
four-year strategic plan aimed at
taking the sector to the next level, even
as it plans to unveil a new Co-operative
policy by next month.
The department has equally focused
on major activities that may turn around
the sector this year with Principal Secretary,
Ali Ismail already rolling out bids
for the Department of Co-operative’s
Strategic Plan for year 2017-2021.
Ismail has already rolled out invitation
for bids, first for Consultancy
Services to Design and Implement a
Co-operative Management Information
System, and the Review of the Cooperative
Development Policy. A Senior
official in the Department told Sacco-
Review the Government wants a new Cooperative
policy to be in place by March
31, 2017.
“Advertisement for consultancy has
already been placed in the media.

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