Ivory Coast

Important guests delighted with the impact of our efforts in Côte d’Ivoire

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.”

A new project for women and cocoa communities

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).

Environment: our star teams!

Environment: our star teams!

2 June 2022

To reduce our environmental footprint, our teams work together and commit to improving their practices year after year. That's why, to celebrate World Environment Day, we want to highlight our champion teams. Discover our five country offices that stood out for their environmental management in 2021-2022.

Go for agroforestry

Go for agroforestry

20 April 2022

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

Spotlight on our women’s leadership program

Spotlight on our women’s leadership program

17 December 2021

Active co-ops, more resilient members

Active co-ops, more resilient members

14 October 2021

La présence de coopératives actives au sein des communautés est une alliée de qualité pour leur permettre de traverser cette crise, mais aussi pour bâtir une économie solidaire, pérenne et inclusive. Une étude menée par SOCODEVI au Ghana, au Sénégal, au Mali et en Côte d'Ivoire le prouve!

Chocolate-Themed Distinctions

Chocolate-Themed Distinctions

29 January 2021

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.

Aiding small-scale farmers builds climate resilience

Aiding small-scale farmers builds climate resilience

3 December 2020

The Sahel, a semi-arid swath that spans the continent of Africa, is a climate change hotspot. This region is already experiencing increasingly irregular rainfall, droughts and crop failure. In coming decades, temperatures in Africa are predicted to rise faster than the global average, causing droughts,

Shade Trees For Sunny Days

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.