The Coproriz-Ntende with Italian subtitles

We documented the Coproriz-Ntende coop, located in Rwanda, in 2019.  The strength of this cooperative is the economic diversification that they achieved through responsible investments in agriculture. Here you can watch this coop story with Italian subtitles.

The Toudarté coop story with Italian Subtitles

In 2019 we documented the cooperative féminine Toudarte located in Morocco, in the Argan region. This cooperative teaches us that through a strong leadership and collective action, we can achieve women empowerment and sustainable development.

Cheeseboard Collective with Polish subtitles

In 2019, we documented the Cheeseboard Collective in the Bay Area (California) The coop is based on the “equal pay for equal work” concept. In fact, the Cheese Board adopted an innovative and horizontal organizational structure and demonstrated us that another way of working is possible. Here you can watch this coop story with Polish […]

Bhabishya N.S. Kishan cooperative with Polish Subtitles

In 2019 we documented the Bhabishya Nirman Sana Kishan coop in Nepal, in the Kathmandu valley. This cooperative achieved to mitigate the slavery phenomenon and to invest in smallholder farmers’ activities through providing access to credit and finance trainings. This coop story is available also with Polish subtitles.

Coproriz-Ntende coop story with Polish subtitles

cooperatives as implementers of responsible investments

In 2019 we documented the incredible story of Coproriz-Ntende.  The strength of this cooperative is the economic diversification that they achieved through responsible investments in agriculture. Here you can watch this coop story with Polish subtitles.

Toudarté cooperative with Polish subtitles

cooperatives and women's empowerment

The second cooperative that we visited in our one-year journey is the coopérative féminine Toudarte located in Morocco, in the Argan region. This cooperative teaches us that through a strong leadership and collective action, we can achieve women empowerment and sustainable development. You can watch this coop story with Polish subtitles.

Our Methodology

Our videos are the result of a participatory methodology that combines action research to video storytelling. In this video, you can see what we do in practice: prior starting shooting activities, we carry out qualitative and participatory research that allows main characters of our stories to define how to realize the video.  Secondly, we start shooting the interviews and then we […]

Parole chiave per l’impresa cooperativa del futuro

In this book, structured as a dictionary, Sara Vicari contributed with three chapters: E (Empowerment), by Francesco Burchi and Sara Vicari, explains how co-operatives can contribute to empowering and giving a voice to the poor and to other marginalised groups, being a means of collective human agency as individuals come together to pursue goals that they […]

The co-operative firm. Keywords

In this book, structured as a dictionary, Sara Vicari contributed with three chapters: E (Empowerment), by Francesco Burchi and Sara Vicari, explains how co-operatives can contribute to empowering and giving a voice to the poor and to other marginalised groups, being a means of collective human agency as individuals come together to pursue goals that they […]

Investing responsibly in agriculture through smallholder cooperatives: insights from Uganda

What could be the role of cooperatives in implementing responsible investment in agriculture (RAI) in developing countries? As a result of a fieldwork research carried out on two cooperative unions and one area cooperative enterprise (ACE) in Uganda, this paper investigates the role of cooperatives in promoting RAI and the related effect on members’ well-being at […]