Josette is responsible for planning and managing Preferred by Nature audits in Côte d'Ivoire.
Josette began her career in December 2011 after completing her training as a Rainforest Alliance, UTZ Certified and Cocoa Practices auditor. Throughout her career, she has freelanced for several certification bodies including Rainforest Alliance’s business unit, RA-Cert and others.
She has carried out several audits in West Africa such as Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal and Cameroon. She has experience in planning and managing audits of agricultural raw materials. Josette is passionate about environmental conservation.
Prior to joining Preferred by Nature, Josette was an agricultural engineer specialising in the economics of agricultural societies at the Higher National Agronomic School in Côte d'Ivoire. She has certificates in sustainable development and environmental management.
Josette joined Preferred by Nature in August 2019.
Sustainable agriculture must promote healthy ecosystems and sustainable management of land, water and natural resources, while ensuring global food security. I enjoy working with companies who want to protect the environment for future generations while earning healthy economic benefits. With Preferred by Nature, we strive to provide high quality services to our clients while ensuring they meet the requirements of sustainability standards.
- Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Standard and UTZ technical support/expertise
- Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Agriculture Standard and UTZ auditing
- Languages spoken: French and English