Vision and Mission statements


Social transformation and sustained economic development


To be the African leader in promoting a dynamic and democratic Co-operative movement and to provide effective and efficient services through partnerships and collaboration.


  • Promoting development of co-operative movement in Africa;
  • Promoting and protecting co-operative values and principles;
  • Facilitating development of economic and other mutually beneficial relations between member organizations;
  • Promoting sustainable human development and furthering the economic and social progress of people, thereby contributing to peace and security in Africa;
  • Promoting equality between men and women in all decision making and activities within the co-operative movement;
  • Lobbying for an enabling environment for co-operative development in Africa.

You can read the Africa Co-operative Development Strategy 2017-2020 available in English.