The country of the Ivory Coast contains many natural resources. One of the main natural resources found is oil.
Oil and gas
Cote d’Ivoire is currently sub-Saharan Africa’s (SSA) ninth largest crude oil producer with around 35,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude oil production. Its 1 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas reserves is also a key source of supply for its expanding domestic power sector.
There are many sources of water in the Ivory Coast. The largest lake in the Ivory Coast is the Kossou Lake as well as Bandama River that create room for fishing
The minerals found in the country include diamonds, cobalt, copper and iron ore.
Ivory Coast¹s two main exports are cocoa and coffee as well as lumber
Other natural resources
Other natural resources include natural gas, manganese, bauxite, hydro power, forests and fish. The diversity of natural resources is very large in the Ivory Coast.
Cote d’Ivore has seven national parks which include:
- Banco National Park
- Comoé National Park
- Îles Ehotilés National Park
- Marahoué National Park
- Mont Péko National Park
- Mont Sângbé National Park
- Taï National Park