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14 Dec 2018 description


  • Rainfall in 2018 well above average

  • Above-average cereal harvest gathered in 2018

  • Sustained economic growth and fairly stable inflation rate

  • Overall food supply and access generally satisfactory

Above average rainfall allows normal progress of 2018 second cropping season

04 Dec 2018 description
report World Bank

ABIDJAN, December 4, 2018— In Port-Bouët, a suburb of Abidjan where over half a million people live, the coastline is shrinking, making way for the Atlantic Ocean to creep into homes. Rising temperatures cause city-dwellers to move to the coasts, affecting the demography of rural and urban areas, as well as the local economy.

19 Nov 2018 description

Data collection in the field is now ended for the first ever country wide mapping operation in Africa to identify stateless people/people at risk of statelessness.

UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 317 Ivorians from, Ghana, Mali, Liberia and Guinea, respectively.

Launch of an innovative pilot project ‘Community Connectivity Solution’ to transfer repatriation assistance package through mobile money.

08 Nov 2018 description

Summary of major revisions made to emergency plan of action:

Through this operations update, a one month no-cost extension is being sought to complete implementation of the cash component of the operation. This interim report provides an update of the flood operations supported by the DREF in Côte d’Ivoire during the period from 18 June to 30 September 2018. It was agreed that the National Society activities are eligible from the 18 June 2018 although the DREF was issued on 3 July.

06 Nov 2018 description

ABIDJAN, Vendredi 02 novembre 2018 – Le Ministre du Plan et du Développement, Madame Nialé Kaba et la Représentante Résidente du Fonds des Nations Unies pour la Population (UNFPA) en Côte d’Ivoire, Madame Argentina Matavel, ont signé un Accord-cadre de co-financement et d’Assistance Technique dans le cadre du Recensement Général de la Population et de l’Habitat (RGPH 2019), en présence du Coordonnateur Résident du Système des Nations-Unies et Représentant Résident du PNUD en Côte d’Ivoire, Monsieur Babacar Cissé.

18 Oct 2018 description

Le 30 novembre 2017, en marge du sommet UA-UE à Abidjan, les présidents ivoiriens et français ont officialisé leur volonté commune de créer un centre régional dédié à la lutte contre le terrorisme afin de répondre à la volonté de nombreux pays d’Afrique de développer et partager leurs capacités de lutte antiterroriste.

05 Oct 2018 description

ABIDJAN–Le Programme Alimentaire Mondial des Nations Unies (PAM) et le Gouvernement de la Côte d’Ivoire ont signé aujourd’hui un mémorandum d’entente portant sur la création d’un Centre d’Excellence Régional contre la faim et la malnutrition en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Ce Centre de référence à promouvoir et partager les connaissances et meilleures pratiques pour assurer que personne ne souffre de la faim et de la malnutrition dans la région.

05 Oct 2018 description

ABIDJAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Government of Cote d’Ivoire today signed a Memorandum of Understanding for the creation of a Centre of Excellence Against Hunger and Malnutrition in West and Central Africa. It will serve as an enhanced knowledge management repository of best practices that contribute to achieving the goal of ensuring no one goes hungry in the region.

04 Oct 2018 description

UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 409 Ivorians from Guinea, Togo, Ghana and Liberia respectively.

UNHCR Regional Representative held a mission in Cote D’Ivoire to meet with Ivorian authorities and UNHCR key partners.

The US Embassy in collaboration with UNHCR held a “Friends of Statelessness” event at the USA’ residence.


27 Sep 2018 description

Finding Solutions
Voluntary repatriation is the most viable durable solution for Ivorian refugees in West Africa. UNHCR also pursues local integration and resettlement, the latter as a protection tool. UNHCR in Côte d’Ivoire has been implementing community-based programmes to address the needs and improve the living conditions of returnees, refugees, former IDPs, and stateless people.

17 Sep 2018 description

In Numbers

25.57 mt of food assistance distributed Capacity strengthening to 1,023 smallholder farmers is ongoing

US$ 1.59 m five months (August-December) net funding requirements

860 people assisted in July 2018

Operational Updates

12 Sep 2018 description

UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 284 Ivorians from Guinea and Liberia.

UNHCR-CDI has officially launched a Mapping exercise in the context of the reduction of statelessness in Cote D’Ivoire

The National Eligibility Commission through DAARA granted Refugee Status to 26 Asylum Seekers.


03 Sep 2018 description


  • Le 21 Mai 2018, Une mission “Go and See” de réfugiés ivoiriens en provenance du Togo a été reçu à Noé (frontière Ghana-Cote D’Ivoire). du 22 au 25 Mai, HCR Togo et Cote D’Ivoire ainsi que les partenaires ont assisté les réfugiés à rencontrer les différentes autorités administratives à Abidjan, Divo et Gagnoa et faciliter les échanges sur le processus de rapatriement.

31 Aug 2018 description


  • Favourable weather conditions allow normal progress of 2018 cropping season

  • Above-average cereal harvest gathered in 2017

  • Sustained economic growth and increasing inflation rate

  • Overall food supply generally satisfactory

Favourable weather conditions allow normal progress of 2018 cropping season

08 Aug 2018 description

L’amnistie annoncée ne doit pas concerner les crimes de guerre et contre l’humanité

Aucune amnistie ne devrait s’appliquer aux crimes de guerre, crimes contre l’humanité et autres graves violations des droits humains commises en Côte d’Ivoire pendant la crise post-électorale de 2010-2011, ont déclaré aujourd’hui onze organisations de défense des droits humains ivoiriennes et internationales.

07 Aug 2018 description

There should be no amnesty for those responsible for war crimes, crimes against humanity and other serious human rights violations committed in Côte d’Ivoire’s 2010-11 post-election crisis, 11 national and international human rights groups said today.

Contrary to all commitments for justice since 2011, President Alassane Ouattara announced on August 6, 2018 that he would grant an amnesty to 800 people accused of or convicted of crimes related to the 2010-11 crisis or subsequent attacks against the state, which could include people implicated in serious human rights crimes.

03 Aug 2018 description

UNHCR assisted with the Voluntary Repatriation of 94 Ivorian from Guinea,
Ghana and Liberia.

The Statelessness Mapping operation pilot phase took place in 10 areas of Abidjan.

A “Come and Tell” visit mission supported by UNHCR took place in Accra and Takoradi, Ghana.


03 Aug 2018 description

Vienna, Austria, August 2, 2018. OFID – the OPEC Fund for International Development - has signed public sector loan agreements with Côte d’Ivoire and Malawi to help boost socio-economic development and living standards.

The agreements, totaling US$34 million, were signed by OFID Director-General Suleiman J Al-Herbish and Roger A Kacou, Ambassador of Côte d’Ivoire to Austria, and Michael B Kamphambe Nkhoma, Ambassador of Malawi to Germany.