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New study provides evidence on cocoa communities and households

September 20, 2018

Dutch organization KIT Royal Tropical Institute is publishing a major study supported by TRECC aiming to contribute to the cocoa sector’s body of knowledge. The…

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TRECC supports a study for effective public resource allocation for education in Ivory Coast

August 9, 2018
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As part of its strategy to strengthen education access, fairness, and quality, the Ivorian government has committed to strengthening the effectiveness of funding mechanisms at…

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How to make education investments as effective as possible

August 6, 2018
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TRECC is partnering with Millennium Institute and the Ivorian government to develop a tool analyzing education and ECD-related policies. The project will provide an overview…

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How to put out-of-school children on the right track

July 16, 2018

12% of primary school-aged children in Ivory Coast are not in school. This issue is especially prevalent in cocoa-growing regions due to child labor. Girls,…

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A venture promoting children’s interest in reading

July 12, 2018

Last month, TRECC announced its investment in Vallesse, an Ivorian publishing house focusing on books for children and youth. Fidèle Diomandé, CEO at Vallesse, explains…

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Promoting education by supporting the publishing sector

June 27, 2018

The Education Impact Fund (EIF), announced a first investment in Ivorian publishing house Vallesse this week. EIF is an impact fund launched in November 2017…

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Equipping youth with skills to thrive in the cocoa business

June 20, 2018

As part of TRECC’s partnership with The Hershey Company and its Cocoa For Good program, youth in rural communities will be supported to increase their…

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African education research gains prominence with a new database of studies

June 15, 2018

Today sees the launch of the first open access database of education research by researchers based in sub-Saharan Africa. The project is funded by the…

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What chocolate companies can do to raise the bar in education

May 30, 2018

Quality education is a key component to a sustainable cocoa supply chain; increasing cocoa farmers’ knowledge and capacity leads to improved farming practices, productivity and…

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Tony’s Chocolonely joins TRECC to improve quality education in cocoa communities

May 28, 2018

Dutch chocolate company Tony’s Chocolonely and TRECC will work together to improve literacy and numeracy skills in Ivorian cocoa communities. With this new partnership, Tony’s…

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