AUDIMAÏS - Structuring a company's maize supply chain in Burkina-Faso

July 2021
August 2021
Project cost
18 000 €
Role in the project
Value chain and business plan expert


Burkina Faso


Agriculture Agroprocessing Market



Main goals

Technical audit for the structuring of a company's maize supply chain in Burkina Faso

Specific objectives

SO1. Diagnosis of the current supply situation of the maize mill, taking into account the potential and risks related to supply through existing channels
SO2. propose a SMART action plan to help the maize mill to increase its supply in compliance with its specifications (required quality) and the contracts in place (specified prices and deadlines)
SO3. Draft a support plan for the implementation of the action plan taking into account the opportunities for financing the activities through the planned subsidies


R1. A diagnostic report on the current supply situation including an analysis at company level and at the level of its current suppliers. This report will focus on the opportunities and risks existing on both sides of the supply chain
R2. A Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Reachable and Time-bound action plan including the activities, timing and cost to be implemented for the company and each supply channel
R3. A plan to support the implementation of the action plan including an analysis of the financial means available and planned


A1. Consultation of available documentation
A2. Design of survey grids
A3. Analysis of the organisation of raw material supply by the maize mill
A4. Analysis of suppliers' capacities
A5. Field surveys
A6. Collection of additional data
A7. Analysis of data and drafting of the diagnosis and action and support plans
A8. Reporting of deliverables

Related people

Project Officer / France

François Griffon

Holder of a Master's degree in "Sustainable Farming and Agri-food Systems in the South", specialised in "Markets, Organization, Quality and Services" from Montpellier SupAgro - Institut des Régions Chaudes (IRC), he brings his expertise in sector and value chain analysis, market studies, quality management and farmers' organisations services and support

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Task officer / Agriculture & Market / Burkina-Faso

Moussa Bingboure

Graduated with a Master 2 in Project Management at Senghor University of Alexandria, and Master 1 in Agricultural and Environmental Economics at Norbert Zongo University, he brings his expertise in the development of agricultural value chains and agro-food, strengthening the technical and organizational capacities of stakeholders in the sectors and also in the analysis of agricultural markets. He also has good experience in the development and coordination of agricultural development and natural resource preservation projects


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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