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Co-operative Alternatives aims to develop and support a strong co-op movement connected across the island of Ireland and doing business in a fair, just and ethical way. We are Northern Ireland’s leading co-operative development agency offering high quality support and expert knowledge to existing and emerging co-operatives.

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A New Path for Doubling the Size of the Co-operative Sector

A lively discussion on the New Economics Foundation report “Co-operative Unleashed – Doubling the size of the UK’s Co-operative Sector” was hosted by Co-operative Alternatives in October in Belfast. Claire… Read more

Co-own farmland with Jubilee Farm

Launched on the 20th October, this new community share offer is the 10th share offer Co-operative Alternatives  have supported. The share offer will allow the newly established Jubilee Community Benefit… Read more