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Reforestation and agroforestry project : SIFCA and the NGO AMISTAD sign a partnership


Reforestation and agroforestry project : SIFCA and the NGO AMISTAD sign a partnership

SIFCA Group signed a partnership with the NGO AMISTAD (Action pour la mobilization des initiatives et stratégies d’aide au développement), on October 9th 2020 for the launch of a reforestation and agroforestry project on the Group’s sites. This twelve month long renuable project will first be experimented on four sites (Ehania – Bongo – Toupah and Zuenoula) before being deployed on all integrated farm units of Côte d’Ivoire

The actions of this partnership aim to :

  • Sensitize, inform and reinforce launch sites communities about capacities of reforestation and agroforestry
  • Create nurseries on reforested surfaces and agroforestry systems based on subsistence crops
  • Map the quarried surfaces, follow if and reinforce the Group’s existing environmental activities

This partnership will contribute to reinforce preservation and rehabilitation of forests in Côte d’Ivoire as per the protocol signed by SIFCA and the Ministry of Water and Forests on June 22nd 2020.

Mr. Pierre Billon, Managing Director of SIFCA, Mr. Noufe Sie, Sustainable Development Manager and et Mr. Brice Delagneau President AMISTAD were present at this ceremony