Côte d’Ivoire: The Future Starts With Food

How nutrition trainer Edwige helps cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire to prepare for a healthier future.

Raw cocoa is rich in vital trace elements such as magnesium, chromium, and antioxidants. Yet few cocoa farmers consume their product themselves. © GIZ

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'What do you think – what is in corn? If you eat that, what does it give to you?', asks nutrition trainer Edwige N´Da Bomo. She trains cocoa farmers in Côte d'Ivoire on how a balanced diet can contribute to their health and a higher quality of life – and on the importance of birth certificates for the future of their children. N´Da Bomo works with the Green Innovation Centre, which GIZ has set up in Côte d'Ivoire on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

 

More than good food: Nutrition trainer Edwige N’Da Bomo informs cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire on healthy diets and birth certificates. © GIZ / Ute Grabowsky

In a multimedia report, GIZ introduces people who are committed to fair and sustainable cocoa. Learn more about Edwige N'Da Bomo's work.

 

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