The Economic Committee in Cizîrê Canton formed 21 agricultural cooperative societies in Hesekê and its rural surroundings, including three special cooperatives for women, during a meeting.
The Economic Committee of the Movement for a Democratic Society [TEV DEM] today held a meeting for the people of Hesekê in the lecture hall of The United Youths of Rojava, in Kalasi street, Hesekê [Hesîçe / Al-Hasakah], in the Cizîrê Canton [Kantona Cezîre / Jazira Canton], with the aim of improving the economy in Hesekê and its rural surroundings.
The meeting was attended by an administrator in the Economic Committee, Hasan Gardon, and a member of the Economic Committee in Kongreya Star, Delal Afrîn, along with hundreds of people from Hesekê.
The meeting started with a moment of silence, followed by a reading of the interior system of the cooperative societies, by the administrator in the Economic Committee, Hasan Gardon, which covered ten essential points:
- The aims of the cooperative societies
- How to join them
- The conditions for joining them
- The formation of cooperatives
- The standards of work in the cooperatives
- How to distribute the profits of the cooperatives
- The financial department of the cooperatives
- The body that follows up with the cooperatives
After finishing reading the interior system, discussions were opened about the cooperative societies and these essential points. The attendees insisted that the region needs these kinds of cooperatives, especially in these harsh economic conditions and the siege imposed on Rojava.
At the end of the meeting, 21 agricultural cooperative societies were formed, three of which were special cooperatives for women.
65,000 acres of agricultural land will be allocated to the cooperatives from, which 10,000 will be for the special women’s cooperatives.