The Sud-Comoé region was not included in the major development programs for the rubber sector in the 1980s and early 1990s. Nevertheless, the region’s planters succeeded in planting rubber over a considerable area of land.

Côte d’Ivoire

Famous for its cocoa and coffee, Côte d’Ivoire is also one of Africa’s leading palm oil and rubber producers.

  • Palm oil

Palm oil is an essential ingredient in Ivorian cuisine and is mainly consumed in refined form. It is also a significant source of wealth for the population. Indeed, the income of 2 million people depends on this sector today.

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