10 months Duterte signs law creating Cooperative Development Authority MB
By Genalyn Kabiling A measure reorganizing and strengthening the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA) has been signed into law by President Duterte. President Rodrigo Roa (ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Republic Act No. 11364, also known as the “Cooperative Development Authority Charter of 2019, aims to promote the viability and growth of cooperatives as instruments of equitable, social justice, and economic development. “The State recognizes cooperatives as associations organized for the economic and social betterment of their members, operating business enterprises based on mutual aid, and founded upon international accepted cooperative principles and practices,” the law read. “The State also recognizes ... more