One billion people are members of the 2.6 million cooperatives and producer organizations that exist world-wide!

Now they can rapidly diagnose the effectiveness and viability of a producer organization or agricultural enterprise with a state-of-the-art assessment

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Led by The Committee on Sustainability Assessment (COSA) and
The European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (EURICSE) with more than 30 global experts

Tell us about you and your Producer Organization

  • Role in the Organization
    • X
  • Gender
  • Year of birth
  • Country
  • Region
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Which services does the organization offer?

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Select the main crop(s) that the
organization works with?

Considering most organization members,
what is the average farm size?

(One option)

0

0-1ha
1-3ha
3-9ha
10+ha
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What type of members does the organization have?

How many members are active (e.g. deliver crops or get training or attend meetings)?

How many members are women?

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What is the legal status of the
producer organization?

How many staff members does the
producer organization have?

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0
1
2-5
6-10
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How many board member does
the PO have?

0

0
1-3
4-6
7+

How long is a term for
board members?

0

0
1-3 years
4-6 years
7-10 years
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How often does the organization have a general meeting where all the members are invited?

Less than once a year

Less than once a year
At least once a year
More than once a year

How are major decisions taken
e.g. change of statutes or
election of board?

By the members

By the board
By the members
By the manager
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In the last production year,
how many of the following records did the organization keep?

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What technologies are regularly used for organization management and services?

None

Phone

Fax

Smart Phone
or Tablet

Computer or Laptop

E-mail

Software(accounting and record keeping)

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What are the organization’s
sources of income?

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How many input related services does the organization offer?

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Please indicate which, if any, of the following financial services are
available to members?

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How does the organization deliver training to farmers?

Average number of technical assistance visits
per year for each producer

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Which of the following farming practices are covered during trainings?

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What type of information is regularly provided to members?

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In what ways can the Organization reliably communicate with members

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When does the organization make payments to producers?(choose what happens more often)

How do members transport their products to the organization?

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How many buyers does the organization have access to?

0

None
1
2-3
4+
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What storage facilities does the organization provide?

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Does the PO or its members currently have any certifications?

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Does the organization engage in any of the following water conservation practices during processing?

Does the organization promote any of the following environmental conservation practices?

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What community empowerment activity does the organization support?

  • None

  • Gender Equity

  • Youth Empowerment

  • Labour Rights

  • Human Rights

  • Food Security

  • Community Planning

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Does the organization offer any of the following services to its members?

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Congratulations, you have completed the Producer Organization Diagnostic

  • Your PO
  • Average
Benchmark your producer organization to others (Compare across 7 key themes)

Interpret your score

  • AMostly best practices
  • BOK but not optimal
  • CConsider ways to improve
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