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2,000 trees planted along Comoé River

Continuing with the indigenous tropical tree planting initiative, along the Comoé River in the Dalo area, Abengourou region, 2,000 trees were planted. The head of the Abengourou Water and Forestry department, the village chief, and young people from Dalo carried out the plantation of the indigenous tree species: Poé, Fraké, Bois bété.

Creating environmental awareness

The FarmStrong Foundation team, under the banner of its Swiss supported Green Nawa Landscape Initiative has started an important awareness raising campaign involving the region’s school children and teachers. In addition to the knowledge transfer of the importance of trees, climate, and environmental issues in general, together we have started to plant indigenous trees in their playground …

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Sustainable solutions

Having hands and feet on the ground makes a difference in understanding the life of the farmers and the day-to-day challenges.A recent example of it has been on the vegetable greenhouses with the association of women working on the production of tomatoes, chilies, and cucumbers. Women began experimenting with local waste material to add to …

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Reforestation

A productive and successful day in the field! Our team in Côte d’Ivoire in collaboration with the MinEF of the Nawa region carried out a full day of planting indigenous forest trees. This time a restoration project of the community forest called DIDEHI in Oupoyo-Bété. Almost 1,000 trees were planted in one day!.

Transparency

FarmStrong Foundation is committed to ensure traceable cocoa. One of the cornerstones of our work is transparency. Our KYC (Know-Your-Customer) starts with the cocoa farmers, the farms, and the beans. The cocoa beans sourced through the programs are grown by known, ID validated farmers, on verified mapped farms, on confirmed appropriate farm land. FarmStrong use PCR CC1 software …

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Empowering women

Last year, 769 women were part of local women’s associations and actively working in the greenhouses.Yoro Jocelyne, member of an association of 40 women in Petit Tiémé, Côte D’Ivoire:“We built a greenhouse in 2018. We grow tomatoes and chili peppers. This allows me to feed my children and my family, and we sell the remainder.Thanks …

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