MCF website screenshotThe Malta Co-operative Federation website was officially launched today, Thursday 29th August 2013.

The site is intended to provide essential information and contacts to anyone who wishes to learn more about the co-operative model of business, and to those who are interested in setting up a co-operative.

The website also aims to promote the co-operative principles and to provide an important link between its member societies, to enable them to be in a better position to work effectively and co-operatively.

CEO Rolan Micallef Attard explained that it was essential for the development of the co-operative movement in Malta to make available current information on the co-operative business option. The website contains information about the advantages of setting up worker, service, consumer, social and producer co-operatives. It also offers expert advice on a myriad of co-operative matters and shall act as a business networking catalyst. The Federation’s membership requirements are also available on-line.

The website launch is one of a number of initiatives the Federation is working upon. The website shall be continuously updated with related news, opinion pieces and resources.