Department of Cooperative Development


The Department of Cooperatives is responsible for promoting an enabling environment for the development of sustainable and vibrant member based cooperatives. The Department provides services designed towards facilitating the formation, organization and operation of cooperative societies, and through the Cooperative Societies Act 1991, advises on and monitors emergence and practice of good governance and member empowerment.

Specifically, the Department deals with registration, coordination and issuing guidance on registration of Cooperative Societies.