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New project in Guatemala: women and youth at the heart of sustainable economic growth

Pedro Rodriguez 30 April 2019

A key partner country in the SOCODEVI story, Guatemala is the most populated nation in Central America but also the one with the highest rates of poverty, especially in rural areas. In some regions, 80% of the population lives in poverty despite significant economic potential. Furthermore, the exclusion of women and their confinement to informal sectors of the economy only makes the situation worse.

Over the next five years, SOCODEVI will lend its experience and expertise to improve the living conditions of thousands of people in the Alta Verapaz region, the most disadvantaged in the country. This work is part of CRECER, a new project supported financially by the Government of Canada.

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SOCODEVI strengthens its environmental commitment

Pedro Rodriguez 30 January 2019

It is with great pride that SOCODEVI has unveiled its new Environmental Policy. Our objective: to have a shared vision of our responsibilities and our role in protecting the environment and fighting climate change.

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Reducing vulnerability to climate change: new project in Côte d’Ivoire

Pedro Rodriguez 16 October 2018

SOCODEVI will be supporting the sustainable development of the cocoa sector network by reducing the vulnerability of 3, 000 Côte d’Ivoire cocoa producers to climate change as part of a new mandate granted by the Government of Quebec.

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Global Affairs Canada visits women and men dairy producers in Soc Trang

Affaires mondiales Canada en visite chez les productrices et les producteurs laitiers de Soc Trang
Pedro Rodriguez 26 March 2018

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.

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