No Sustainability Without Education – USD 52 Million for an Educational Program in West Africa

The Swiss-based Jacobs Foundation is expanding its commitment to education in Ivory Coast. In an effort to improve the living conditions of cocoa farmers and their families, it launches the TRECC program. TRECC, which stands for “TRansforming Education in Cocoa Communities”, is a comprehensive, systemic approach to achieving sustainable social and economic change in the region. TRECC is a Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment to Action and will be presented on May 6 at the CGI Middle East & Africa meeting held in Marrakech, Morocco.