Legacoop is an association recognized by Decree of the Ministry of Labour, which works for the promotion of co-operation and mutuality.
Legacoop Puglia represent about 500 cooperative enterprises, operating in varous sectors of activities (agriculture, traditional and innovative services, construction, social field, cultural field) through the entire region.
It has functions of representation, assistance and protection of the associated cooperatives, it works throughout the region, to promote the development of cooperation and mutual aid and the relationships between members of the cooperatives, and to facilitate the dissemination of the principles and values of the cooperative.
Furthermore, it is proposed to encouraging the development of associate bodie and their economic relations and solidarity, to promote, coordinate and develope the activity of study, research and cooperative education; to perform promotion, provision of information and technical and organizational support in relation to the creation of new cooperative enterprises.
Legacoop Puglia has a direct and indirect experience in working with young people through projects and activities aimed primarily at the promotion of new jobs through the creation of co-operative enterprise, the promotion of associations and aggregation for the management of the common goods, the regeneration of degraded public areas and places of urban and rural areas.