Valerie Reboud

Country Manager, Cote d’Ivoire chez IDH, The Sustainable Trade Initiative

Valérie is the Côte d’Ivoire Country Manager for IDH The Sustainable Initiative. She is managing the different IDH programs aiming at fostering the sustainability of cocoa through a landscape approach (ISLA Program), the financial inclusion of cocoa farmers (FCIP Program) or the facilitation of the Cocoa and Forest Initiative bringing together public and private partners.

She holds a PhD in Economics and has 15+ years of professional experience working in the field of international development aid with the French Agency for Development (Agence Française de Développement – AFD), of management of natural resources -more particularly deforestation- and of rural development mainly in Western and Central Africa with more than 7 years in Côte d’Ivoire.