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Support program for climate change adaptation of cocoa cooperatives (PCCI-ÉCOCACAO)

Period of Implementation

July 2018 - June 2021

Geographic scope

Africa: Côte d'Ivoire

Cities: Abengourou


$ 725,810
€ 691 248


Bilateral Aid: Ministry of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (MELCC) of the Province of Québec


Agriculture & Fisheries, Agroforestry, Rural Development

Type of Activity

Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Monitoring & Evaluation, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building, Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits


PCCI-ÉCOCACAO, a project funded by the Ministry of Environment and the Fight against Climate Change (MELCC) – Government of Quebec for a period of 3 years (2018-2021), aims to support the adaptation to climate change of cocoa producers (3,500) and cocoa cooperative enterprises (4) in the Abengourou area.

Project Objectives

Improved living conditons of people in rural cocoa communities, especially women.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG13 - Climate Action

Main Indicators

Percentage of households in which the woman participates in decision-making related to adaptation to climate change
Percentage of women and men adopting climate-smart agricultural practices
Percentage of women and men members using the products and services of targeted cooperatives
Number of actions taken by stakeholders to strengthen the inclusive economic development of cooperatives
Number of actions undertaken by stakeholders in favor of cooperatives taking climate change into account

Impact Measurement


Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 4

Individuals: 17500

Local stakeholders

Small and medium size cocoa producers cooperatives

Key Tags

Environment, Gender, Inequalities