After the initial round of informal meeting with the key decision makers of the village, a formal meeting of the interested farmers is held to take things forward. The idea of the cooperative and its functions is mooted. Post optioning general consensus, series of intensive meetings are held to ensure, that the cooperatives are aware of the process and the effort that goes into creating a successful working cooperative.
Every farmer joining the cooperative is trained by CCD on all functional aspects. They are trained and empowered to scout and engage with other farmers from their village and neighboring villages.