Exchange with IRU Members in Turkey

On March 19 and 21, 2019, Andreas Kappes, IRU Secretary General and Head of the Department of International Affairs at DGRV, visited two IRU member organizations in Turkey: the Central Union of Turkish Agricultural Credit Cooperatives (Türkiye Tarim Kredi Kooperatifleri, TKK) and the Union of Sugar Beet Growers‘ Production Cooperatives (PANKOBIRLIK). Both organisations are long-standing…

IRU Working Group meets in Leuven

March 13, 2019, Leuven/Belgium Upon invitation of Cera/BE and the IRU Secretariat General, the IRU working group met to discuss the topic of “youth & cooperatives”. Having just celebrated 200 years of Raiffeisen and 50 years of IRU in 2018, the IRU member organizations increasingly look towards the future and to securing their sustainable business…