Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie met with 150 women and men administrators from the SOCODEVI network of cooperatives and mutuals and highlighted the importance of the empowerment of women in Canada’s policy for international aid.
Based on its prior experience in Honduras, SOCODEVI will contribute to sustainable agroforestry in that country through CAHOVA, a new Canada-Honduras added-value agroforestry project supported financially by the Government of Canada.
The Alliance agricole internationale (AAI) set up by the Centre for International Studies and Cooperation (CECI) and Société de coopération pour le développement international (SOCODEVI) and UPA International Development (UPA-DI) held a major brainstorming and dialogue session on the first of December at Laval University concerning agricultural issues, innovation and climate change along with the strategic role of vibrant family agriculture in providing interesting income opportunities income for the young, and for women in particular.
Did you know that our project to strengthen the competitiveness of cooperative enterprises in Colombia (PROCOMPITE) relies on contributions from Keurig Canada to provide assistance to men and women coffee farmers in Colombia?
SOCODEVI member institutions and other organizations in the cooperative sector in Québec recently welcomed a delegation from Vietnam. Their stay allowed the visitors to be immersed in the cooperative experience in Québec, especially in the agricultural sector.