Irish co-operative movement. Horace Plunkett died in Surrey in March 1932, but lived to see the movement he created leave an extraordinary impact upon his home country. Throughout his final years, he remained in touch with the movement he founded as President of the IAOS but his interest shifted to mainstreaming agricultural co-operation across the globe. He organised a conference in July 1924 that gathered delegates from across the BritishEmpire to discuss how agricultural co-operation might be promoted as a solution to problems of underdevelopment elsewhere. He
13 Patricia Clavin, Securing the World's Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920–1946 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013).
14 UN Secretary-General, Co-operatives in Social Development .
15 Akhil Gupta, Postcolonial Developments: Agriculture in the Making of Modern India (London: Duke University Press, 1998), 38.
16 Rita Rhodes, Empire and Co-operation: How the BritishEmpire used Co-operatives in its Development Strategies, 1900–1970 (Edinburgh: John Donald, 2012