Ivory Coast

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.

Climate Change: new project in Côte d’Ivoire

Climate Change: new project in Côte d’Ivoire

17 December 2019

Increasing 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

PROCED : Development Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Model Cooperatives

PROCED : Development Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Model Cooperatives

5 February 2019

SOCODEVI increases its presence in Africa with the launch of the Development Program for Inclusive and Sustainable Model Cooperatives (PROCED). To be deployed in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal, the initiative will enable SOCODEVI to improve the living conditions of 8,000 families.