ICA to hold General Assembly in New Delhi in June next year

The International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) Council, representing more than 310 cooperative organizations from 107 countries, has unanimously decided to convene the ICA World Council, General Assembly, and International Conference in New Delhi in June 2024.

US Awasthi, General Manager, IFFCO I proposed to host the prestigious meeting in India during the ongoing ICA Board meeting in Brussels and the ICA Board unanimously approved it, IFFCO said in a statement.

The major international collaborative event is aimed at leaders from among the ICA’s members cooperative Organizations from around the world to gather and share experiences, discuss new associations and make important institutional decisions. The IYC General Assembly is a very important event for cooperative organisations, as it is a display of democracy and solidarity of organisations.

Awasthi said, “It is a proud moment for IFFCO and co-operative companies in India to host the ICA General Assembly and International Conference in India. A great achievement for all of us in the Indian co-operative sector. It will open up new opportunities in the co-operative sector where Indian co-operatives can link up and participate in global business.”

IFFCO is always committed to the growth and development of farmers across the country and strengthening the Indian cooperative movement to the farthest level in the country. IFFCO has made India proud for the past many years in the international co-operative arena.

IFFCO is ranked in the top 300 co-operatives in the world by ICA’s World Cooperative Monitor. Recently, IFFCO developed the world’s first nano fertilizer, IFFCO nano urea liquid, IFFCO nano DAP liquid with the aim of reducing the use of chemical fertilizers and enhancing crop yield, which is a giant step towards sustainable agriculture.