COCOA LIFE IN CÔTE D'IVOIRE
Côte d'Ivoire is the world's largest producer of cocoa (the second largest is Ghana and the third largest is Indonesia). Cocoa Life has been active in Côte d'Ivoire since 2013. Here, 60,635 farmers participate in Cocoa Life, across 1,412 communities.
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A STORY ON ENVIRONMENT IN CÔTE D'IVOIRE
"WE LEARNED simple ways to improve the local environment and our income."
By Amoin Assahoure, Farmer and President of VSLA of Assawlekro, Côte d'Ivoire
A STORY ON COMMUNITY IN CÔTE D'IVOIRE
"TO CREATE CHANGE IN A COMMUNITY, ITS MEMBERS NEED TO GET INVOLVED."
By Cyrille N’Guessan, cocoa farmer and member and treasurer of the Gnandi Community Development Committee
"Farmers need updated skills and access to inputs, including fertilizers and pesticides to be able to produce more and better. We believe that through the Cocoa Life program we will improve community empowerment. We need to change farmer’s conception that they cannot develop themselves without external support."
Mbalo Ndiaye, Cocoa Life’s Country Lead for Côte d’Ivoire
A STORY ON FARMING IN CÔTE D'IVOIRE
"THROUGH COCOA LIFE, WE ARE ABLE TO EXPAND OUR KNOWLEDGE ABOUT NEW FARMING TECHNIQUES AND LEARN TO MASTER GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES."
By Amadou Ouattara, cocoa farmer