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Digital Transformation August 30, 2017

Bridging the digital divide

With its political house now in order, the Ivorian government seeks to harness the potential of ICT for development, setting out a genuine digital strategy as an essential component of the country’s...

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Energy August 03, 2017

Foreign investments in mining, oil and gas to drive future growth

Amara Mining will invest around $430 million to build one of the continent’s largest gold mines at Yaoure, while Exxon Mobil returns to the country after a 32-year absence, with a planned $400...

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Manufacturing July 13, 2017

Beyond basics: Côte d’Ivoire’s new drive for trade and industry

A major African industrial and trading hub for many centuries, Côte d’Ivoire now seeks to upgrade its trade routes and move up the value chain, managing risks by changing cultural attitudes...

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Logistics May 26, 2017

Four-fold capacity increase and international collaborations raise Abidjan Port’s competitiveness

Four-fold capacity increase and international collaborations raise Abidjan Port’s competitiveness

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Tourism & Culture May 09, 2017

Tourism potential to be unlocked as nation looks to attract 1 million tourists by 2020

Côte d’Ivoire recognizes the potential of tourism as a major driver of growh. And with a wealth of natural and cultural attractions, the nation has the potential to become of Africa’s...

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Agriculture April 05, 2017

Cocoa production to lead agricultural sector

Côte d’Ivoire‘s agricultural sector is key to its economy and following recent growth, international investment is now being sought to power further development

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Others March 02, 2017

Africa’s fastest growing economy

Almost six years after the end of the Second Ivorian Civil War, Côte d’Ivoire has witnessed a successful and peaceful transition to economic growth, bucking regional trends with 8.5% GDP...

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Finance February 23, 2017

Nurturing a culture of insurance in Cote D’Ivoire

Bernard Asso Abouo, Managing Director of La Loyale Group in Côte d’Ivoire, discusses the evolution of the insurance industry in the country

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Agriculture November 24, 2015

Soil wealth: Africa’s potential next growth frontier

Despite possessing all of the attributes for agriculture, the African continent continues to spend in the region of $50 billion a year importing food

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Construction September 15, 2015

Shipshape port’s reforms boost economic diversification drive

An overhaul of operations and infrastructure at the Autonomous Port of San Pedro (APSP) has seen traffic rise almost fivefold, from 1 million tons in 2010 to 4.7 million in 2014. The port authority’s...

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Digital Transformation February 24, 2014

Orange-CI Telecoms factors for success

CI Telecom, a subsidiary of Orange, is the market leader in the rapidly growing telecoms sector in Cote d'Ivoire. In this interview with Worldfolio, General Manager of Orange-CI Telecom speaks about the...
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Finance February 14, 2014

Côte d’Ivoire: A stunning economic recovery

The West African state is back on the international stage, strengthening its foreign relations, economic sectors and public-private partnerships to expedite growth and development for its people
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Finance February 14, 2014

Peace, national reconciliation and economic development top the Ivoirian state's agenda

Ivoirian Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance Daniel Kablan Duncan speaks about the path his country is on towards righting the wrongs of the recent past and setting the economy back on course