The City Cooperative Development Office was created in September 7, 1999 by virtue of City Ordinance No. 038, to be Davao City's lead agency responsible for formulating and implementing the City's program on cooperative development. CCDO's thrusts and programs are anchored on the City's development policy which is to ensure the viability and growth of cooperatives in Davao City as instruments of social justice, equity, self-reliance, economic development and people empowerment.
Local Government Code (LGC) Article 17, Section 487, Item b.3.i-iii identifies/delineates the function of the cooperative office, and City Ordinance No. 038, Series of 1999, and Ordinance Creating the City Cooperative Development Office... particulary Section 3 that states CCDO as the office which shall be responsible for the formulation and implementation of the cooperative programs and to carry out the provision of the said ordinance. [More...]