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Inauguration of a dairy processing plant in Peru

Pedro Rodriguez 16 October 2018

More than 200 producers operating very small dairy farms can now rely on facilities and equipment to process their production. A new dairy processing plant has been established in Peru with support from SOCODEVI and financial assistance from the Canadian government.

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SOCODEVI Foundation: annual golf tournament raises $57,000

Pedro Rodriguez 16 October 2018

Leaders of the Quebec Cooperative and Mutual Network responded to the SOCODEVI Foundation’s invitation to participate in the 12th edition of the organization’s annual benefit golf tournament, held August 28th in Drummondville. $57,000 CAD was raised to benefit the families who are members of cooperatives in developing countries.

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SOCODEVI president receives award from the maple industry

Cécile B. Pichette
Pedro Rodriguez 1 February 2018

Cécile B. Pichette, president of SOCODEVI and a renowned maple producer, received a special award from the North American Maple Syrup Council (NAMSC) recognizing the many years of hard work that she has dedicated to the maple industry.

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SOCODEVI speakers at FYCA 2017 in Colombia

Pedro Rodriguez 13 November 2017

A delegation from SOCODEVI and La Coop fédérée participated in “FYCA 2017”, the International Congress on Agri-food Marketing and Financing, held last October in Cartagena, Colombia. Supported by Colombia’s Bolsa Mercantil, the Colombian Farmers Society, Développement International Desjardins and the Canadian Embassy in Colombia, the event brought together more than 200 representatives and specialists from organizations working mainly in agricultural development, financing, and marketing.

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For dynamic and resilient family farms

Pedro Rodriguez 13 November 2017

SOCODEVI participated in the International Symposium on “Food Security and Nutrition in the Age of Climate Change”, an event organized last October by the Government of Quebec, in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). More than 200 experts exchanged views on the importance of farming and agri-food systems in the fight against climate change.

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