According to the program of assistance to cooperatives in the framework of Euro CAP policy, the Dutch cooperative FUNGHI received in 2012 1, 862 million euros of subsidies, the website www.hortidaily.com. The cooperative was founded in 2004 as an independent organization mushroom growers. Members of the cooperative’s own areas of cultivation of 300 thousand sq. M. m., and produce about half of the Dutch mushroom production, with an annual turnover of about EUR 130 Mill. Total cooperative unites 62 farms, 12 of which have automated collection and processing work needs, and 50 farms supply fresh mushrooms in the market.
In Ukraine, the co-operatives are a bit different, but it can also bring significant benefits to its members. We invite interested in the information about what co-operatives in Ukraine, as they are organized and what benefits can be found at seminar, which will be held IA “Umdis” in cooperation with the USAID AgroInvest April 25, 2013 in Kiev, g.