The Philippine Fisheries Development Authority supports the Cooperative Month Celebration with the theme, “KoopPinas: Nagkakaisang Lakas Para sa Makabuluhan at Sama-samang Pag-unlad!” It is an annual celebration for the entire cooperative movement highlighting the contribution of cooperatives to the economic growth of the country.
Pursuant to Republic Act. No. 11502 titled An Act Declaring the Month of October of Every Year as the “National Cooperative Month”, the month of October is a significant month not just for the CDA Philippines but for the more than 18,800 cooperatives with 11.5 million-strong membership nationwide.
Through the isDA ON THE GO project, the partnership between PFDA and CDA is vital in helping micro and small cooperatives nationwide enhance their capability and attain economic sustainability and food security through the provision of accessible and affordable fish and fishery products across the country.