COOPERATIVE ALLIANCE OF KENYA ELECT DELEGATES
The County Government of Nandi through the department of Agriculture and Cooperative Development on Tuesday met with stakeholders from Cooperative Alliance of Kenya (CAK) to elect delegates who will represent the county at the body.
The roles of delegates is to represent, fulfill and further the interests of its members with emphasis on lobbying, advocacy, networking and collaboration at the local, regional and national level as well as offer leadership that develops and natures cooperatives to become viable social economic enterprises.
Presiding over the election of five delegates, the director for Cooperative Development Starlin Koech applauded the exercise as the delegates were drawn from the six sub counties.
The Cooperative Alliance of Kenya (CAK) is the national apex organization for Kenya’s cooperative movement. Its membership is drawn from over 14, 000 registered cooperatives that includes the National Cooperative Organizations (NACOs), cooperative unions and primary cooperative societies.
The mandate of CAK is to lobby and advocate for a favorable and enabling policy and legal environment for cooperatives with an aim of creating harmony in the cooperative movement. CAK endeavors to promote development, unite and represent the cooperative interests on all matters of policy and legal framework of the cooperative movement in Kenya.