IITA-Côte d’Ivoire, Abidjan
- Regional Strategic Analysis and Knowledge Support System in West Africa (ReSAKSS-WA Phase III, 2017-2021): Improving the capacity for strategic analysis and knowledge management of the agricultural sector among African regional and national partners.
- Enhancing yam breeding for increased productivity and improved quality in West Africa (AfricaYam): Increasing yam productivity whilst reducing production costs and environmental impact by developing and deploying end-user preferred varieties with higher yield, greater resistance to pests and diseases and improved quality.
The Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, the largest cocoa producing country in the world, is a country in West Africa bordered by Mali and Burkina Faso to the north, Ghana to the East, the Gulf of Guinea to the south, Liberia to the southeast, and Guinea to the Northwest. The country’s political capital is Yamoussoukro, and its economic capital and largest city is the city of Abidjan. Côte d’Ivoire covers an area of 322,462 sq km. Its population is estimated to be approximately 20.6 million. The country has a tropical climate with a consistently high temperature all year round. It relies on its agricultural exports as it is a major producer of coffee and cocoa.
Currency: CFA franc
Area (total): 322,462 km 2
Population: 20.6 million
Head Administration, Western Africa Hub
+234 7008004482, +1 201 6336094, Ext. 2870
IITA-Côte d’Ivoire, 2pltx, 7eme Tranche, Rue L54-27, BP 696 Abidjan 27, Cote d’Ivoire