Côte d'Ivoire

November 05, 2012|

Cocoa and Justice in Ivory Coast

Photojournalist Peter DiCampo guides the viewer on a visual journey through Ivory Coast, describing the evidence of continued turmoil that he and journalist Austin Merrill found.

September 24, 2012|

Ivory Coast: An Uncertain Return

Some of the Ivorian refugees who crossed into Liberia when fighting flared last year are trickling back--to both destruction and signs of new unity. Austin Merrill meets a convoy crossing the border.

September 17, 2012|

Picturing Everyday Life in Africa

The New York Times Lens blog features Peter DiCampo and Austin Merrill's "Everyday Africa" photography—a project that began during a Pulitzer Center-sponsored trip to Ivory Coast.

May 17, 2012|

Ivory Coast: Where Does Chocolate Come From?

The production of chocolate has long been linked with strife and bloodshed; the 2011 political fighting in the Ivory Coast was the latest chapter in cocoa's violent history.

May 07, 2012

Ivory Coast: Cocoa, Justice, and the Road to Reconciliation

Austin Merrill, Peter DiCampo

In Ivory Coast—the world’s top cocoa producer—cocoa farmers bore the brunt of a civil war that killed thousands and displaced more than a million. A year after a power transfer, has anything changed?

November 28, 2011

Finding Home Again in Ivory Coast

Selay Marius Kouassi

After recent political violence divided communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace.

April 18, 2011

Ivory Coast: Elections Turn to War

Peter DiCampo

Instead of a return to peace and prosperity, Ivory Coast’s long-delayed presidential elections marked a return to brutal conflict—and with it, a severe humanitarian crisis.

April 13, 2012|

This Week in Review: West Africa's Wells of Hope

Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week's report on the importance of water for peacebuilding in Ivory Coast and the need for more in-depth reporting on reproductive health.