Ivory Coast

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  • From bean to bar in Ivory Coast, a country built on cocoa

    , by ADAMS Tim

    On the eve of Fairtrade Fortnight, we meet the female farmers fighting for trade justice who face an uncertain future
    Asking about the importance of cocoa in Ivory Coast feels a little like making enquiries about the value of grapes in Burgundy. When I put the question to N’Zi Kanga Rémi, who (...)

  • Ivory Coast: Two oligarchic factions tear the country apart

    , by NANGA Jean

    Two “presidents of the Republic“, the outgoing Laurent Koudou Gbagbo and his rival Alassane Dramane Ouattara, are tearing Ivory Coast apart. Each of the “presidents” relies on real support at the national level. This internal virtually balanced “legitimacy”, is combined with an external legitimation (...)