Abengourou


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Abengourou

(äbĕng-go͞o`ro͞o), town (1988 pop. 59,114), E Côte d'Ivoire. It is the commercial center for a region producing cacao, coffee, kola nuts, plantains, yams, manioc, and timber. The French established an administrative post in Abengourou in 1896.
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En Cote d'Ivoire, les decisions prises lors du Conseil des ministres relatives notamment a la bonne gouvernance et la reprise du dialogue politique avec l'opposition et les attaques contre un commissariat et d'un camp militaire a Abengourou (nord-est d'Abidjan), sont les sujets focalisant l'attention de la presse ivoirienne.
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Other protests in East Abengourou forced the closure of several cocoa warehouses, while some 500 protesters blocked the road between the capital Yamoussoukro and Bouake, the main city of the rebel-held north, according to eyewitnesses.
The public-private partnership, known as the "Market-Oriented Promotion of Sustainable Certified Cocoa Production" project, has enabled six Ivorian cooperatives, representing over 2000 farmers in the Daloa/Issia and Abengourou areas, to gain the Rainforest Alliance Certified(TM) seal.
When serving as an auxiliary doctor in Abengourou in eastern Cote d'Ivoire between 1929 and 1934 Houphouet-Boigny was himself strongly critical of local consumption of imported spirits; see Frederic Grah Mel, Felix Houphouet-Boigny, vol.
Diangobo is located about 25 miles southeast of Abengourou, the main town in Ivory Coast's 'old' eastern cocoa belt, the country's main cocoa producing zone in the 1950s and 1960s.
Project Description and Components : The project lies in the city of Abengourou , 210 km to the east of the Capital Abidjan.
In Cyte d'Ivoire, soil anomalies at Amelikia, Abengourou and Agboville will be followed up to identify drill targets for 2010.