HortIvoire Officially Launched!

On May 28th, The State Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development of Côte d’Ivoire, Mr. Kobenan Kouassi ADJOUMANI, officially launched the HortIvoire training center in Koubi. In the coming years, more than 200 young Ivorians will be trained here in commercial vegetable production, while at the same time the innovative hors sol production will be demonstrated to more than 3000 farmers. In this way, the HortIvoire project aims to contribute to more, sustainable vegetable production, youth employment, quality vegetables on urban markets in Côte d’Ivoire and successful public-private cooperation between Côte d’Ivoire and The Netherlands. Congratulations to all the partners: The Netherlands and Ivorian government, INFPA, AGRIFER, RijkZwaan, Van Iperen and Resilience!

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