Ivory Coast

15
February
Africa - Transition to renewable energy critical to addressing Africa’s power gap
Africa - Transition to renewable energy critical to addressing Africa’s power gap

The second edition of the Africa Investment Roundtable (AiR, an economic think-tank forum, holds today with internationally-renowned experts scheduled to discuss ‘Sustainability En Route to COP26’ and...

16
December
IVORY COAST/BENIN: a water and sanitation project will benefit 16 councils
IVORY COAST/BENIN: a water and sanitation project will benefit 16 councils

On December 8th, 2020, the Ivorian government officially launched the Municipal Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Project in West Africa (MuniWASH). The Project is being implemented in 16 municipalities i...

01
December
Côte d'Ivoire :Agriculture,Côte d'Ivoire anticipates a record harvest of 520,000 tonnes of cotton in 2020/2021
Côte d'Ivoire :Agriculture,Côte d'Ivoire anticipates a record harvest of 520,000 tonnes of cotton in 2020/2021

In Côte d'Ivoire, the authorities are expecting a historic 2020/2021 cotton season. The volume of the harvest is indeed expected to amount to 520,000 tonnes, a record level for the country.In Côt...

23
November
IVORY COAST: 75 young people trained in solar energy and energy efficiency
IVORY COAST: 75 young people trained in solar energy and energy efficiency

In Ivory Coast, the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), the German cooperation agency, financed the training of 75 young people on photovoltaic solar energy and energy effic...

02
November
IVORY COAST: construction of water facilities begins in Mankono and Séguéla
IVORY COAST: construction of water facilities begins in Mankono and Séguéla

The Ivorian Minister of Hydraulics, Laurent Tchagba recently launched the construction of two drinking water supply systems (AEP) in two Ivorian cities, Mankono and Séguéla. These projects are part of...

26
October
IVORY COAST: Coliba bets on kiosks for the collection of plastic waste
IVORY COAST: Coliba bets on kiosks for the collection of plastic waste

The Ivorian start-up company Coliba has just announced the launch of a new service designed to improve the collection of plastic waste in the field. The new containerised kiosks will be gradually inst...

26
October
IVORY COAST: €84m for sanitation and drainage in Abidjan
IVORY COAST: €84m for sanitation and drainage in Abidjan

A new programme has just been launched in Abidjan, the economic capital of Ivory Coast. The Programme for the Sustainable Improvement of the Sanitation and Drainage Situation (PADSAD) is 96% financed...

20
October
IVORY COAST: soon to be a rural water management agency
IVORY COAST: soon to be a rural water management agency

The government of Ivory Coast is considering the creation of an agency to manage water in rural areas. The project was recently unveiled by the Ivorian Minister of Hydraulics, Laurent Tchagba.The rura...

12
October
IVORY COAST: Creation of 5 marine protected areas, sites identified IVORY COAST: Creation of 5 marine protected areas, sites identified
IVORY COAST: Creation of 5 marine protected areas, sites identified IVORY COAST: Creation of 5 marine protected areas, sites identified

The Ivorian government has just announced the creation of five marine protected areas (MPAs). The sites to host the project have already been identified according to the criteria defined by the Intern...

12
October
IVORY COAST: Cocody and Nestlé join forces to fight against plastic waste
IVORY COAST: Cocody and Nestlé join forces to fight against plastic waste

A plastic waste management project has just been launched by Nestlé Côte d'Ivoire, the subsidiary of the Nestlé Group and the municipality of Cocody, in the greater Abidjan area. Called "J'aime Cocody...

05
October
IVORY COAST: The government launches the construction of a hydro-agricultural dam in Koro
IVORY COAST: The government launches the construction of a hydro-agricultural dam in Koro

The Ivorian government has just launched the construction of a dam in the council of Koro in the northwest of Ivory Coast. The water reservoir on the Yirima River is intended for the development of ag...

05
October
IVORY COAST: GIZ and CGECI promotes energy efficiency in companies
IVORY COAST: GIZ and CGECI promotes energy efficiency in companies

The General Confederation of Enterprises of Côte d'Ivoire (CGECI) and the GIZ launched on September 3rd, 2020 the second awareness and information campaign for businesses and industries in Bouaké on e...