Environment of Ivory Coast

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The country of Côte d'Ivoire is located in West Africa.
Main article: Côte d'Ivoire

Environment of Côte d'Ivoire

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Treaties and international agreements[edit]

Côte d'Ivoire is party to these treaties:

Environmental issues[edit]


The 2006 Côte d'Ivoire toxic waste spill was a health crisis in which Trafigura illegally dumped toxic waste in up to 12 sites around the country's largest city, Abidjan, in August 2006.


Palm oil is one of the commodities exported by Côte d'Ivoire and the plantations have an environmental impact. Palmci, the main palm oil company, said that environmentalists had caused it to abandon plans for a palm oil plantation in the Tanoe forest wetlands.[1]

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