🌍🌱 The effects of climate change are felt in Côte d’Ivoire’s rural and urban areas. Unpredictable weather patterns, including increased rainfall during traditionally dry periods and intense heatwaves, are severely disrupting the livelihoods of smallholder farmers.We are committed to addressing the profound impacts of climate change by providing essential training to farmers. Our comprehensive programs […]
Nurturing Young Minds🌱We are excited to unveil a meaningful endeavor that combines environmental conservation, education, and community engagement. FarmStrong Foundation is proud of a flower and tree planting in schools initiative. This endeavor has been made possible through the generous support of our diverse partners. The initiative aimed to create green areas at school while cultivating a
We are delighted to share the latest update on the ongoing efforts being done by the team of FarmStrong Foundation. Our commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship has been exemplified through the “Green Nawa Initiative,” and we are proud of what we’ve achieved so far. This project was co-financed by @SECO through the Swiss Platform for Sustainable
Agroforestry is beneficial to cocoa trees, and at the same time provides additional income sources for farmers. FarmStrong Foundation is actively promoting agroforestry on cocoa farms in Côte d’Ivoire.To date, all cocoa farmers in our programs have been trained and have embraced agroforestry.We are also active in reforestation and restoration of sacred and protected forests.
Women are key drivers of change and development in rural communities. They are responsible for managing households, reproductive tasks, caring for children and providing a more than significant share of the farm, and collecting firewood and water. At the same time, they are the key ingredient to achieve lasting changes in the communities. As such,
Today all the team of FarmStrong Foundation celebrates International Women’s Day! For this special day we are pleased to share the story of Jocelyne Yoro living in the village of Petit Tiémé in Côte d’Ivoire. Jocelyne a cocoa farmer, with 4 children in her care, is a member of a VSLA (Village Savings and Loans
Since we started 7 years ago, we have been planting shade trees in cocoa plantations of our farmers in the Nawa region of Côte d’Ivoire. We have been seeing them grow year by year, produced biomass and sequestrating CO2. The speed of growth in these tropical conditions is phenomenal. Here is a Cedrela tree only
Our efforts to restore, reforest and afforest under The Green Nawa Initiative continues. Just last month alone our team in Côte d’Ivoire planted more than 1’000 indigenous trees around schools and a health centres in the Nawa Region.
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.
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