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Virtual Classroom Brings Real Benefits

Mobile technology brings the best out of pupils
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Between classes, her son used to wander around, causing her great distress – he should spend more time studying, she thought.

Millennium Challenge Corporation, Bechtel and Côte d’Ivoire Government Launch New Strategic Collaboration

The partnership will focus on developing an infrastructure master plan that could become a template for other countries in the region.
Press Release

RESTON, Va. /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Government’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has announced its intent to deploy a new strategic collaboration with Bechtel Infrastructure Corporation (a Bechtel company) and the Government of Côte d’Ivoire, focusing on national infrastructure master planning.

MCC CEO Sean Cairncross joined Bechtel’s Regional President of Africa, Sir James Dutton, and Secretary General to the President of Côte d’Ivoire Minister Patrick Achi in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, today to sign a Memorandum of Understanding memorializing the partnership.

Mars Chocolate Releases Gender Assessment Regarding Women Cocoa Farmers in Côte d’Ivoire

Mars Committed to Empowering Women in Cocoa Communities as Part of Sustainable Cocoa Initiative.
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In April, Mars Chocolate signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles as a demonstration of their commitment to empowering women in the cocoa sector. As part of its commitment and to promote the principle of "Mutuality," Mars Chocolate is releasing a gender assessment regarding women cocoa farmers in Cote d'Ivoire. The assessment in its entirety is available at www.cocoasustainability.com

Hershey and Barry Callebaut Build Primary School in Cocoa-Growing Region of Cote d'Ivoire

Summary: 
  • Rural school will provide educational facilities and nutrition and health support for more than 150 children
  • Cocoa farmers to receive training to raise family incomes
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  • Rural school will provide educational facilities and nutrition and health support for more than 150 children
  • Cocoa farmers to receive training to raise family incomes

Mondelez International Launches Cocoa Life Sustainability Program in Cote d'Ivoire

Summary: 

-$100 Million Commitment to Benefit 75,000 People in Cocoa Farming Communities

-Latest Project in Company's $400 Million, 10-year "Cocoa Life" Sustainability Effort

-Cocoalife.org Website Debuts to Share Farmers' Stories and Increase Transparency

Press Release

-$100 Million Commitment to Benefit 75,000 People in Cocoa Farming Communities

-Latest Project in Company's $400 Million, 10-year "Cocoa Life" Sustainability Effort

-Cocoalife.org Website Debuts to Share Farmers' Stories and Increase Transparency

Innovative Cocoalink Mobile Technology Program Expands To Cote d’IVOIRE

Summary: 
  • Program to Improve Livelihoods of 100,000 Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Farmers
  • CocoaLink Supports Digital Literacy and Community Programs that Create Opportunities for Women in West Africa
Press Release
  • Program to Improve Livelihoods of 100,000 Cote d’Ivoire Cocoa Farmers
  • CocoaLink Supports Digital Literacy and Community Programs that Create Opportunities for Women in West Africa

Mondelez International to Invest $400 Million to Help One Million People in Cocoa Farming Communities

Summary: 

-World's Largest Chocolate Company Debuts "Cocoa Life" Sustainability Effort

-$100 Million Investment to Benefit 75,000 Farmers in Cote d'Ivoire

Press Release

-World's Largest Chocolate Company Debuts "Cocoa Life" Sustainability Effort

-$100 Million Investment to Benefit 75,000 Farmers in Cote d'Ivoire

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