Ivory Coast

Catering

After several months spent in Algeria, Géneviève decided to return to Côte d’Ivoire, her country of origin. Upon her return, she received financial support to set up her reintegration project. Today, she is the owner of a restaurant in the commune of Marcory.

Photo : OIM 2020/Mohamed Diabaté

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In the Dormaa East District, IOM has supported the development of a cashew seedlings nursery. Today, many farmers – returnees and community members alike – are benefitting from the project.

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Senegal

Cultivating Seeds of Cohesion and Solidarity

Climatic hazards negatively impact the livelihoods and lifestyles of affected communities. Two young who returned with IOM started their own agroecological project, which provides community members with sustainable employment opportunities. 

Photo : OIM 2022/Alpha Ba

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In Daloa, Oumar, a returned migrant, and 198 other young people from the city are working together for sanitation and sustainable waste management. “My dream is that Daloa will be in five years one of the cleanest cities in Africa like Kigali,” Diarrassouba said.

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