Whether you’re in the process of forming your agriculture co-operative or are well-established, there are fundamentals of running a co-operative of which you should be aware.
All co-operatives need to consider how they will raise the finance to achieve their objectives. For startups this could mean considering how you will raise the money for initial equipment purchases and operations. For established co-operatives it could be a strategic opportunity you want to take advantage of but requires an injection of funds.
Staying on track to achieve objectives also requires good governance and constant measurement and reporting.