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Solidarity with the Ukrainian people

Solidarity with the Ukrainian people

30 March 2022

SOCODEVI's team in Canada makes daily efforts to maintain contact with its partners and assist with humanitarian initiatives.

SOCODEVI: STILL CARBON NEUTRAL IN 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

Bolivia: a new project with FAO

Bolivia: a new project with FAO

1 October 2021

SOCODEVI a signé début septembre un accord avec la FAO en Bolivie, un pays où SOCODEVI œuvre depuis plus de 30 ans, pour le projet «Résilience autochtone et paysanne avec une approche genre et générationnelle», au bénéfice de plus de 7 000 familles.

Africa: New project for women’s rights!

Africa: New project for women’s rights!

15 April 2021

On March 8, International Women’s Day, the Government of Canada announced the allocation of $42.3 million for a project led by the Centre for International Cooperation in Health and Development (CCISD), together with SOCODEVI and Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC), three Quebec City-based organizations. The

A carbon-neutral SOCODEVI!

A carbon-neutral SOCODEVI!

SOCODEVI is officially carbon-neutral, becoming the first international cooperation organization to be certified by the engineering consulting firm LCL Environnement. SOCODEVI will also continue to offset its carbon emissions through its own program, the Tree of Intercooperation, which is now an option in the offsetting guide

A High-level visit in Vietnam

A High-level visit in Vietnam

29 January 2021

Tasting sessions. Strolls in orchards. Meetings with producers. Senior Vietnamese leaders and Canadian representatives had an unforgettable experience when they visited the Thanh Binh Dragon Fruit Cooperative and the Evergreen Ninh Thuan Grape Cooperative this past November. “I am so impressed with the way in

Chocolate-Themed Distinctions

Chocolate-Themed Distinctions

The FAHO cooperative has been hailed as the “best cocoa cooperative in Abengourou” by the Ivory Coast’s Coffee-Cocoa Board! This regional distinction recognizes the cooperative’s contribution to the development of the cocoa sector and its efforts to improve the living conditions of its member families.

A Major Women’s Cooperative Is Born

A Major Women’s Cooperative Is Born

It isn’t every day that the world witnesses the birth of a cooperative made up of more than 1,400 women. It is even rarer in Africa. The co-op is located in northeast Ghana: the rice parboilers co-op of Bolgatanga, Bawku and Navrongo (BBN Cooperative), supported

A new mandate for SOCODEVI in Ukraine!

A new mandate for SOCODEVI in Ukraine!

19 January 2021

SOCODEVI and our local partner Dnipropetrovsk Agricultural Advisory Service are looking at a new project, a new region, and a new context in Ukraine. The Entrepreneurship Development for the Conflict-Affected Rural Population in Eastern Ukraine (WeProsper) project will support women and the most vulnerable and

SOCODEVI Takes Home Prestigious Awards For Its Work In Colombia

SOCODEVI Takes Home Prestigious Awards For Its Work In Colombia

31 August 2020

Our efforts to improve the living conditions of rural populations in Colombia have earned us two awards from the Colombian business community. The Bogota Chamber of Commerce and Pacto Global Red Colombia, an organization made up of enterprises committed to achieving the United Nations’ sustainable