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2014-04-09 12:34:26

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, April 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YooMee Africa Group, a Swiss based provider of mobile broadband Internet in sub-Saharan Africa, launches its operations in Cote d'Ivoire. After becoming the market leader of broadband Internet in Cameroon, YooMee Africa continues its expansion by deploying its network in Cote d'Ivoire. Broadband internet in the Ivorian market YooMee Cote d'Ivoire, based in Abidjan, is launching its LTE services to individuals and businesses....

2013-12-23 08:28:35

Mars Committed to Empowering Women in Cocoa Communities as Part of Sustainable Cocoa Initiative MOUNT OLIVE, N.J., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In April, Mars Chocolate signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles as a demonstration of their commitment to empowering women in the cocoa sector. As part of its commitment and to promote the principle of "Mutuality," Mars Chocolate is releasing a gender assessment regarding women cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire. The assessment...

2013-07-19 04:21:15

MOSCOW, July 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LUKOIL Overseas (a wholly-owned subsidiary of LUKOIL) takes part and co-invests in a major social project in the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire building a Mother-Child hospital. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120917/562493 ) The president of the Republic of Cote d'Ivoire Alassane Ouattara attended the formal ceremony of laying down the foundation stone of the hospital. The project is initiated and coordinated by the...

2013-06-04 08:22:23

-$100 Million Commitment to Benefit 75,000 People in Cocoa Farming Communities DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, Inc., (NASDAQ: MDLZ) the world's largest chocolate company with billion-dollar brands such as Milka and Cadbury, and global favorites Toblerone and Lacta, today announced an agreement with the Ivorian government's Conseil du Cafe Cacao (CCC) to help farmers increase sustainable cocoa production and create thriving communities in...

2013-05-29 12:28:15

· IVORIAN GOVERNMENT AND WORLD COCOA FOUNDATION COLLABORATE TO MODERNIZE COCOA GROWING IN WORLD'S #1 EXPORT MARKET ABIDJAN, Cote D'Ivoire, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Conseil Cafe-Cacao (CCC) of Cote d'Ivoire today announced a new mobile phone program called CocoaLink that will create a free information exchange for all Ivorian farmers with mobile phones. The CCC expects 30,000 Ivorians to enroll initially and 100,000 to be in the network by 2016. About 70 percent...

2013-05-22 08:30:30

WASHINGTON, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has received a grant from Feed the Future Partnering for Innovation, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. Through the grant, WCF will pilot CocoaLink+ ("CocoaLink Plus"), an innovative information exchange platform in Cote d'Ivoire that utilizes cellphones to provide farmers with information essential for improved cocoa productivity. Cote d'Ivoire is the world's leading producer of cocoa. WCF...

2013-03-21 12:23:39

LONDON, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq, the emerging markets power company, has started construction for the 139 MW expansion of its existing Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. The final nominal capacity of the plant will be 420 MW, making it one of the largest and the most efficient thermal power plants in Cote d'Ivoire. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040611/DAF004LOGO) Construction should be completed during early 2015. The project was financed...

2012-11-13 12:22:58

ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill's sustainable cocoa program has helped Ivorian farmers have another profitable year by increasing yields, improving bean quality and boosting their incomes. During the 2011/12 crop year, approximately 26,500 Ivorian farmers across 43 UTZ and Rainforest Alliance certified cooperatives have received Cargill's sustainable cocoa premiums payments totaling U.S. $7.6 million - the highest ever pay-out for farmers in the...

2012-10-24 11:27:25

ZURICH, Switzerland, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At its semiannual Partnership Meeting & Roundtable Sessions here, the World Cocoa Foundation (WCF) has announced increased funding and program support for cocoa-growing communities in Cote d'Ivoire through the Cocoa Community Development Fund, valued at more than $1 million. WCF members supporting programs to be carried out by the fund include Archer Daniels Midland Cocoa; Cargill; Godiva Chocolatier, Inc., Mars, Incorporated; Noble...

2012-10-22 03:20:15

LONDON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq Generation Limited (Globeleq), the emerging markets power company, announces the signature of financing for the 139 MW expansion of its existing 288 MW Azito gas-to-power plant near Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040611/DAF004LOGO ) Construction is expected to commence shortly, and to be completed in just over two years. The project was financed on a limited recourse basis with 80% of the funding provided...


Latest Cote d'Ivoire Reference Libraries

2012-06-14 08:58:40

Symbol: TEIV2 Group: Dicot Family: Combretaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: PR    I Distribution: TerminaliaivorensisA. Chev. distribution:USA+(PR) Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons...

2012-06-14 11:34:57

Symbol: RAHO3 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae – Palm family Genus   Raphia P. Beauv. –...

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2007-01-19 19:21:25

Long-nosed cusimanse or common cusimanse (Crossarchus obscurus) is a small, diurnal member of the mongoose family. It is sometimes referred to as a dwarf mongoose. Description The long-nosed cusimanse has a vaguely weasel-shaped body with dark brown fur that is thick. It has a wiry texture down the back, and is fine and soft on the underside. It has short legs. It has a short, relatively stiff tail, long claws, small ears, small, dark colored eyes, and an elongated nose. Adult size...

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2007-01-02 10:25:11

Miss Waldron's red colobus (Piliocolobus badius waldronae) is a species of red colobus monkey native to West Africa. It has not been officially sighted since 1978 and was declared extinct in 2000. However, new evidence suggests that a very small number of these monkeys may be living in the southeast corner of Ivory Coast. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species lists Miss Waldron's Red Colobus as "Critically Endangered." Physical characteristics Black fur covers the majority of Miss...

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