CIH (Compagnie Ivorienne d’Hévéas) – Ivory Coast
Country: Ivory Coast
CIH : The plantation of CIH is located in the south of Ivory Coast, near Abidjan. It was created in 2010 but started the production of rubber only in February 2014.
CIH maximum production capacity rose to 5 tons/hours. In 2014, CIH is planning to produce a total of 11500 MT. in 2015, the production should rise to 22,000 MT and in 2016, it should reach its full production capacity of around 25,000 MT/year (Dryer 5 MT/hour).
CIH has its own hevea plantation of 2,050 Ha. Their objective is to reach 6,000 Ha of industrial plantations.
In addition to the industrial plantations, CIH is working closely with local small holders. This enables them to be located into a zone where they can benefit from 7,585 Ha of small holders plantations. The objective is to develop this cooperation in order to reach a total of 50,000 Ha of small holders plantations.
CIH different activities consist of creating, maintaining and harvesting hevea plantations, assist small holders in the development of their own plantations, and the production and commercialization of rubber.