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

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

Countries

Burkina Faso

Fields

Agriculture Agroprocessing Market

Sectors

Corn

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

Results

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

Activities

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

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Project Officer

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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Agricultural Advisor Trainer / Agriculture & Market / Burkina

Moussa Bingboure

Graduate of a Master in Economics and Management, option Agricultural Economics and Environment at Norbert Zongo University, specialty: Natural Resource Management and Rural / Sustainable Development. He brings expertise in sustainable community development in agriculture, natural resource management, project design and coordination, value chain analysis, and social and environmental impacts.

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Country representative in Burkina-Faso

Souleymane Jules Gaye

Holder of a Master II in "Accounting and Financial Management" from the International School of Engineering (INSOFE), Boston, USA, he brings his expertise in sustainable community development in West Africa, particularly in the fields of identification and enhancement of local individual or collective initiatives

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Co-Director

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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