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Members of the One Health Workforce stands for a family picture.
March 16, 2018

On March 6, 2018, the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, University Félix Houphouët-Boigny, and the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the One Health Workforce in Côte d’Ivoire during a stakeholder meeting.  Implemented by Institute Pasteur de Côte d’Ivoire (IPCI), the University of Minnesota and Tufts University the One Health workforce mechanism gathers Students and professors from private and public universities of the country and members from key ministers and international organizations.

February 21, 2018

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is pleased to announce the signing of a new partnership with Entrepreneurial Solutions Partners (ESP) to promote small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Côte d'Ivoire.  The Capacity Building Program for SMEs is an innovative project that will create nearly 2,500 jobs, including 1,500 in rural areas.  This public-private partnership aims to transform the entrepreneurial landscape and to inspire a generation of youth and women business leaders.

A threat to global food security
February 6, 2018

In 2016, an invasive crop pest called the fall armyworm (FAW) was first confirmed in Africa. Native to the Americas, FAW can feed on 80 different crop species including maize, a staple food consumed by over 300 million African smallholder farm families. The crop pest has since been found in over 30 African countries, posing a significant threat to food security, income and livelihoods.

January 11, 2018

At the end of 2011, Côte d’Ivoire was emerging from a decade of economic and political instability marked by two civil wars. The country faced significant health challenges, particularly in the area of maternal and child health, and was struggling to prevent and treat HIV, tuberculosis (TB), and malaria. Prolonged conflict led to poor governance and under-funding, both of which weakened the public health sector.

Map of Sub Saharan Africa with the new and exisiting PMI countries
September 21, 2017

Today, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator Mark Green announced that the U.S. President's Malaria Initiative (PMI), led by USAID and implemented together with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), will launch new country programs in Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Niger, and Sierra Leone, and expand its existing program in Burkina Faso.

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Last updated: May 10, 2018

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