The coconut palm, an exceptional plant

cocotier

With the scientific name of Cocos nucifera, the coconut is a plant whose qualities and virtues are praised throughout the world. Introduced in Côte d’Ivoire as an industrial crop from 1964, the coconut is among the products whose prestige premium is exported. The Sri Lankans have the custom to say that there would be as […]

Rubber tree industry: meeting of professional nurserymen in Yamoussoukro

filière hévéa

The hevea season is coming soon. In the perspective of this one, the different actors of the rubber sector are preparing themselves in order to make it a success. Thus, on May 5th, a meeting was held at the cashew innovation and technology center located in Yamoussoukro between the members of the College of Professional […]

Raw materials in Africa’s development

matières premières

“Raw materials and Africa’s take-off: constraints and opportunities” was the theme of the webinar organized by the Fondation prospective et innovation (FPI). The debates focused on the role that raw materials can play in the development of African countries, were moderated by Jean-Pierre RAFFARIN, Former Prime Minister, President of the Foresight and Innovation Foundation, accompanied […]

The digitization of agriculture in Cote d’Ivoire

digitalisation

New technologies and global digitalization influence many sectors of activity in Côte d’Ivoire. Agriculture is not left out of this observation. Indeed, in recent years, we are witnessing a democratization of the means of communication and a liberalization of Internet access. These different factors affect all segments of the Ivorian population, so that almost all […]

RUBBER SHORTAGE: A NEW CHALLENGE FOR THE AUTOMOTIVE SECTOR

pénurie de caoutchouc

The recent crisis experienced by the rubber sector has a very negative impact on the automotive industry. Indeed, this material, necessary for the manufacturing of tires and other elements used in the automotive industry, has recently been suffering from a shortage that could become even more acute in the current context. Several causes are put […]

ATS OF THE IVORIAN AGRICULTURAL POLICY IN 2021

Politique Agricole

Agricultural policy refers to a set of laws and measures relating to national agriculture and the importation of foreign products. In Côte d’Ivoire, this policy responds to a fundamental need, given the place that the agricultural sector occupies in the country, because as it is customary to say, “The Ivorian economy is based on agriculture. […]