Technical assistance for the implementation of some activities of G project - Support the construction of the regulatory framework and operational tools for the development of cooperative - Brasil Proximo Program

Start Year:
End Year:
Budget (€):
Budget range (€):
100.001 - 300.000
Agriculture and Fishery
Banking, Credit, Insurance
Type of Activity:
Training and Capacity Building
Institutional Building (i.e. advocacy, etc.)
CEDP Organisation: Lead Organisation(s):

Project Objectives

Promotion and consolidation of cooperatives for local economic development


The project is developed in line with the activities already implemented by Legacoop Emilia -Romagna in the cooperation program " Proximo Brasil - Five Italian regions for the Integrated Local Development in Brazil," of which the Emilia-Romagna Region is the leader-partner for actions related to cooperatives. The activities will be carried out by Innovacoop Ltd., a company owned by Legacoop ER and some local structures and sectoral Legacoop which will provide the coaching and technical assistance in three areas of work : i) the creation of Observatory data on the Brazilian cooperatives movement at the National Secretariat of Social Economy of the Ministry of Labour and Employment Brazilian, ii) development of a system of Guarantee Funds for access to credit, iii ) organization of the supply chain of fruit and vegetable producers of Greater Curitiba. Interventions are aimed at the transfer of know-how and good practices developed in the Emilia - Romagna Region, in order to enable pilot projects on the three areas of activity. 

Other activities implemented  within this project: Participation of  COOPERFIDI expert in the Brazilian Forum on the financial guarantee system (Foz do IGUACU), June  2014 and starting of a collaboration with National SEBRAE on the issue of financial guarantee consortia; implementation of a training course on Italian cooperatives in San Paulo in collaboration with the METHODIST  University, April 2014; Participation  of  the person in charge of Social cooperatives in a workshop devoted to a comparative analysis  on social cooperatives in Italy and Brazil (May 2015).



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