Co-operative Development
Co-operative Development The Unit was established to provide entrepreneurial development and growth opportunities for citizens of Tobago. Learn more
Credit Unions, Other Co-operatives, Regulation, Arbitration/Mediation, Education and Training, Promotion, Liquidation, Audit, Members, Legislation

The Unit was established to provide entrepreneurial development and growth opportunities for citizens living in Tobago enabling them to find solutions to their economic, social and cultural challenges, by adopting the co-operative way of life. The Co-operative Development Unit (CDU) cultivates, promotes and fosters the orderly growth of the co-operative movement based on international co-operative principles and best practices. The issues of inclusiveness, responsiveness and entrenchment in the community are also paramount.

The Unit provides arange of services to various stakeholders including Credit Unions, otherCo-operative Societies, Schools and Community Groups. Services providedby the Unit include education and training seminars and workshops,registration, regulation, inspection, advisory, promotion,arbitration/mediation, auditing and enquiry. Other services are availableto co-operative societies in the areas of reconstruction and liquidation ofsocieties.

The Unit is headed by a Co-operativeOfficer III who is supported by a team of technical and administrative professionals

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Key Personnel:

Jacqueline Job – Co-operative Officer III

Level 2, Victor E. Bruce Financial Complex
6-10 Post Office Street, Scarborough
Scarborough, Tobago
Tel:(868) 639-4412- ext. 3300

co-operative@gov.tt