Robert Yapo Assamoi

Cocoa and Forest Initiative in Côte d'Ivoire

Robert Yapo Assamoi is Coordinator of the Cocoa and Forest Initiative in Côte d’Ivoire, with more than 30 years of experience in the fields of agriculture and sustainable development including more than 12 years of experience in participating and conducting reforms in the coffee-cocoa sector (from 1989 to 1999) and in the forestry sector (1997 to 1999). He obtained a degree in Agricultural Engineering at the National School of Agronomy of Abidjan (ENSA of Abidjan) and a Master of Science (MSc) in Agricultural Economics at Mississippi State University (Starkville). He has worked in several national and international institutions.