DGRV is the apex auditing organization in accordance to the German Cooperative Societies Act (CSA) and confederation of cooperatives in Germany.
The International Relations Department follows the following strategy:
Long-term goal of development activities:
Participation of broad groups of population in the economic and social development – for the improvement of economic and social conditions of particularly poor people – through structural changes
Goal: Promotion and set-up of sustainable, self-supporting and business-oriented SHOs, coop. organisations and their federations
Direct target groups:
Indirect target groups:
Cooperatives in the financial sector (and agriculture, service, trading, energy), cooperative networks, management tools (e.g. MIS, risk management, early warning systems), auditing systems, expertise on supervision and regulation.