The dragon fruits from Vietnam’s Thanh Binh cooperative are now in Canada! In spite of the pandemic and the resulting slowdown in global economic activity, a long-term supply contract has been signed between the cooperative and a Canadian buyer. The agreement was entered into following
Things are moving and shaking in Bolivia! The PROMAVI team wasted no time rallying the authorities in the Chuquisaca region to counter the socio-economic impacts of the pandemic. A municipal contingency plan was swiftly put in place in collaboration with municipalities and their emergency committees.
In the midst of a pandemic, selling products at a fair price is a considerable challenge for farming families, for whom a sudden drop in income can quickly put their food security at risk. Fortunately, with the support of SOCODEVI, in Colombia, the outlook is
SOCODEVI is returning to Morocco with a new five-year project that aims to improve the living conditions of at least 10,000 people in Berber communities. These populations, isolated between mountainous cedar forests and immense natural rosemary steppes, earn a living by exploiting agroforestry resources.
SOCODEVI is widening its influence by launching a new five-year project to improve the living conditions of more than 15,000 people in Mozambique: women and their family members! The Rural Women’s Economic Empowerment Support Project (PAEF), funded entirely by Global Affairs Canada ($18 million CAD),
The board of directors of SOCODEVI is pleased to announce the nomination of Jean-Philippe Marcoux to the position of executive director for the organization. Mr. Marcoux has vast international experience with American and Canadian development organizations. Throughout his international journey, he has developed a strong
It’s the thousands of families supported by SOCODEVI around the world that were the big winners of the 13th annual golf tournament held for the benefit of the SOCODEVI foundation. More than $55,000 was raised thanks to the generosity of participants and the contribution of SSQ
Through our annual awareness mission, Amélie Brien and Bruno Laflamme, two dairy producers and members of the Agropur cooperative, had the opportunity to experience a remarkable stay in Honduras. Both were winners of the SOCODEVI drawing to select participants. They visited all the regions where
The Co-op Week was recognized by UV Mutuelle, an institutional member of the SOCODEVI network, with a contribution of $60,000 to the SOCODEVI Foundation. This donation will allow for the implementation of a natural juice manufacturing plant to profit members of the agricultural cooperatives we
ncreasing the resilience of farming families to climate change is now an unavoidable issue in rural areas. SOCODEVI’s expertise in this area has been recognized in securing a new applied research project for climate change adaptation of cocoa cooperatives in Côte d’Ivoire. Called AdaptCoop, this