In the southern and western part of the country, they play a significant role. How Cooperatives work is they set up shops in different regions and their goods at low affordable prices. This makes it easier for poor people from rural areas and also urban cities to purchase food at prices convenient for them. This makes accessibility to food a lot easier and allows for Food Security in the country. With this, they help in Promoting Food Security in the country. These cooperatives allow for a faster network of cheap food during economic crises.