First Gas and Petrol Cooperative Opens in Afrin Canton

The Centre for Economic Development in the area of Bulbul in Afrin Canton [Kantona Efrînê‎ / Afrîn] has opened the first cooperative society for the exchange of gas bottles and sale of petrol in the village of Kotana, with the aim of creating a self-sufficient economy and to revive the spirit of cooperation. The cooperative has the participation of
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Women in Rojava to hold first “North Syria Women’s Economy Conference”

The Women’s Economy Committee is setting a new precedent by convening the North Syria Women’s Economy Conference. Mediya Serxwebûn talks about how the number of cooperatives in Rojava has reached 50, and states that they will come up with a three year plan based on their experience. Qamishlo [Qamişlo / Qamishli / Al-Qamishli] ─ Rojava is

Kasrek Co-operative Begins Harvest

Dirbêsiyê ─ With the start of June, agricultural and livestock co-operative Kasrek [Qesrik], the largest co-operative society of Jazira Canton [Kantona Cizîrê‎ / Cezîre], began harvesting their rain-fed and irrigated crops. They will distribute the profits among 5,300 members. Kasrek Co-operative, a project of The Centre for Economy in Derbesiye‎ [Dirbêsiyê / Al-Darbasiyah], is considered the largest co-op in Jazira

Sarhad Farm: a New Livestock Coop in Derik

Sarhad Farm is the second biggest livestock-breeding project in Derik [Dêrik / Al-Malikiyah]. The project is expected to be launched within one month, and it will be owned by a cooperative society with 400 members. In their attempt to establish more economic projects and cooperatives to improve the economy of the region and create more jobs,

Launch of Fourth Economic Project in Jandairis

The Centre for Economic Development in Jandairis [Jindires / Cindarisa / Cindirêsê] has launched its fourth economic project in the area, after the project of planting vegetables in the village of Muhammadia. The Centre for Economic Development in Jandairis had a meeting in its headquarters for the participants in the economic project. The meeting started with a minute

“Participating Woman’s Cooperative Society” Begins Harvest in Kobane

Members of The Participating Woman’s Cooperative Society in Kobanî Canton [Kantona Kobaniyê] have begun harvesting the crops of wheat and barley that they planted at the start of last winter. Many of the members of Kongreya Star, The Movement for A Democratic Society [TEV DEM] and other women from Kobani have gathered in the village of Kasbishek, to
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Maya Shop: an example of Rojava’s autonomous women’s economy

QAMISHLO – The women who are building the autonomous economy in Rojava develop their work in Maya shop day by day. Communal life has continued to be built in Qamishlo [Qamişlo / Qamishli / Al-Qamishli], city of Cizîr [Jazira / Cizîrê‎ / Cezîre] Canton in Rojava. In Maya Shop, which was founded in 2011 in Qamishlo, the women have