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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Le projet aura son siege a; , avec des bureaux de representations dans quatre localites : Abengourou, Bouake, Gagnoa et Man pour permettre des interventions d'envergure.
The SAGES programme was initially piloted in the communities of Amlkia and Appronprom, two cocoa-growing communities near Abengourou in Cte DIvoire, providing innovative, integrated family-based support for education and rural entrepreneurship.
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.
Born in Abengourou in 1956, Kwahule studied at the National Arts Institute of Abidjan until he was 23.
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.