Taking environmental issues and challenges related to climate change into consideration are an integral part of the SOCODEVI approach. In all of its actions and various areas of expertise and projects at the head office of the organization as well as in partner countries, SOCODEVI takes a cross-cutting approach to sustainable development. An environmental policy and guidelines for applying it have actually been in force at SOCODEVI since 1999.
We assist our partners in strengthening and putting greater value on environmental capacity by sharing experience and expertise leading to informed decision making and relevant action. This assistance is aimed at introducing solutions that limit the negative environmental impact of production, processing and marketing activities as well as solutions that support initiatives with a positive impact on the environment. Social, environmental and economic benefits motivate these efforts and contribute to improving the living conditions of our partners.
In addition to maintaining the quality of the environment for our partners, the SOCODEVI approach encompasses adaptation to the local environment and changing climate conditions through activities such as climate-smart agriculture.
Water and soil conservation
Waste management and security