ABIGROS - Study of agricultural value chain in Ivory Coast for a wholesale market creation in Abidjan

October 2014
December 2014
Project cost
22 500 €
Role in the project
Value Chain expertise


Côte d’Ivoire


Agriculture Market

Main goals

Realization of a pre-study which will make possible to understand how the wholesale market model can be relevant for the distribution of perishable food products in Ivory Coast

Specific objectives

The aim is to have a picture of the sectors, in terms of production, importation, different distribution channels, consumption patterns and exports; to understand the interactions and needs of different operators


R1. Carrying audit of food supply chains in Côte d'Ivoire and benchmarking of existing logistics platforms
R2. Evaluate the relevance of the wholesale market model
R3. Define the model for the wholesale market


A1. The map of the flows established by season of the major products (origin, destination, quantity)
A2. The typology of the actors
A3. Price structure from production to retail of major products
A4. The benchmark of other logistics platforms and food markets in Côte d'Ivoire and neighboring countries: understanding how they work, analyzing their failure or success

Related people


Cédric Rabany

Holder of a Master of Science, "Agricultural Engineer and territories development" from the Institut Supérieur d’Agriculture (ISARA Lyon), he brings his expertise in agro-food/agricultural sectors' analysis and development, strengthening of supplychain actors (producers, private/public actors, agro-food industries...), socio-economic analysis of agricultural chains and his great knowledge of companies in these markets

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