La Financière agricole du Québec (FADQ) and Société de coopération pour le développement international (SOCODEVI) are pleased to announce that as of April 16, 2018, SOCODEVI is acquiring the expertise of Financière agricole du Québec – Développement international (FADQDI). According to the agreement between the two Quebec organizations, the ongoing FADQDI projects as well as its team of experts in agricultural insurance and financing will be integrated into the operations of SOCODEVI, which will add agricultural risk management to its service offer.
The World Food Program and SOCODEVI (under the auspices of AAI, the Alliance agricole internationale) will work together to improve the quality of production, processing, conditioning and commercialization of cowpeas and rice grown by women and men farmers in Mali.
SOCODEVI will develop a tool to monitor and evaluate the participation of women in agricultural value chains under a contract signed with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group.
The families that are members of the Evergrowth dairy cooperative recently received a visit from Michelle Tremblay and Trinh Hoa. Both women work at Global Affairs Canada as environmental specialists. Accompanied by SOCODEVI environmental advisors Renée Brunelle and Thuy Ho, the GAC representatives were able to observe the progress related to best environmental practices accomplished by these working families.
Under the framework of our support for Ukrainian grain storage and marketing cooperatives, agricultural cooperatives Comax and Dynaco welcomed representatives from the Zernovyi and Zerno-BUNK cooperatives and partner organizations. The purpose of their visit was to learn more about innovative methods and technologies for drying grain that use less energy.