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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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Trees to fight poverty and climate change!

Trees to fight poverty and climate change!

5 June 2020

As part of World Environment Day, SOCODEVI is proud to announce that nearly 20,000 trees will be planted in the coming months thanks to the participation of the Quebec Funeral Cooperatives Federation (FCFQ) in the Tree of Intercooperation program. These trees will compensate for the

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COVID-19 : Swiftly adapting our activities

COVID-19 : Swiftly adapting our activities

27 May 2020

UKRAINE: The co-op advantage In Ukraine, even if the demand for milk has dropped as a result of economic uncertainty, cows have not stopped producing milk! To adapt, milk processing plants have cut down on their purchases, delayed payment to dairy producers, and set aside

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COVID-19: Special mesures within SOCODEVI

COVID-19: Special mesures within SOCODEVI

16 March 2020

As an international organization, we are announcing the deployment of exceptional measures to protect the health of our employees, our partners, our project participants and the community. A contingency plan has been put in place and specific measures are being implemented in the different countries

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