COTE D IVOIRE COTE D IVOIRE | Overview

Official name: Republic of the Cote d'Ivoire

Capital: Yamoussoukro

Official languages: French

Monetary unit: West African CFA Franc

Population (million - 2013): 20.3

Total area (sq km): 322,463


OVERVIEW

Cote d'Ivoire located in Western Africa facing the Gulf of Guinea. It is bounded by Liberia and Guinea on the South-west, by Mali and Burkina Faso on the North, by Ghana on the East, and by the Atlantic Ocean on the South. In the recent years, Cote d’Ivoire has recorded close to two digits economic growth rate on a yearly basis.

The Government of Côte d'Ivoire has undertaken significant efforts in addressing the socioeconomic issues particularly access to basic social services and job creation. The utmost important agenda for the Government is to make growth inclusive and long-lasting to respond to the pressing needs of a young population looking for jobs.

 


Year joined ICD:

Number of projects approved: 1

Gross Approval ($US million): 27.40

Gross Disbursement ($US million): 0