Important guests delighted with the impact of our efforts in Côte d’Ivoire
9 January 2023
“Ihave seen firsthand the phenomenal impact of the project SOCODEVI has carried out with the cooperatives of Côte d’Ivoire, particularly FAHO. The impact is visible in terms of wealth creation, transparency, the promotion of gender equality, and the provision of quality services to the population, which are sorely lacking. Bravo to SOCODEVI and long live the co-ops.”
Spotlight on SOCODEVI’s activities in Senegal
The teams in Senegal were very busy this past November, with three field visits from Global Affairs Canada, parliamentarians and the Canadian ambassador to Senegal!
A new project for women and cocoa communities
31 August 2022
SOCODEVI is bolstering its presence in Côte d'Ivoire with a new project: the women and cocoa communities initiative (IFCC).
Go for agroforestry
20 April 2022
SOCODEVI: STILL CARBON NEUTRAL IN 2022!
17 March 2022
“SOCODEVI is proud to renew its carbon neutral certification for a second consecutive year. We continue to set ourselves apart and conduct our operations in alignment with our principles and values.” – JEAN-PHILIPPE MARCOUX, SOCODEVI CEO
Taking root and blossoming
6 January 2022
A family supported by SOCODEVI boasts the best cocoa in Colombia
14 September 2021
Le grand gagnant du concours national colombien Cacao de Oro est un producteur que SOCODEVI appuie dans le cadre de ses activités en Colombie.
Colombia: Sowing hope, growing peace
29 June 2021
“I want to make our plantation a profitable and model family business, in order to show the benefits of working legally to the community and to motivate young people. I think there’s something truly magical about cocoa. That’s why I say cocoa is peace, it is life.”
Shade Trees For Sunny Days
1 September 2020
Cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire’s cocoa sector are increasingly well equipped to adapt to climate change. In collaboration with SOCODEVI, two new shade tree nurseries have been created—each with a capacity of 50,000 seedlings. The nurseries now offer a dozen species of forest and fruit trees.
31 August 2020
To mitigate the pandemic’s impact on the availability of and access to fresh food, the beneficiaries of our WAKLIIK project received inputs and technical assistance to set up home gardens. SOCODEVI and its partner, FEDECOVERA, put up a factory for the production of at least