IITA-Côte d’Ivoire (Abidjan)
- AfricaYam: Enhancing yam breeding for increased productivity and improved quality in West Africa
- Assistance technique de l’IITA dans le cadre du PPF du Projet d’Emploi des Jeunes dans l’Agribusiness en Côte d’Ivoire
- Cocoa crop improvement, farms and markets: A science-based approach to sustainably improving farmer food security in Ghana and Ivory Coast (CoCIFAM)
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