ETHICAJOU - Design of a boiler room for a cashew production plant for Ethiquable in Senegal

March 2020
July 2020
Project cost
9 000 €
Role in the project
Factory fitting expert




Organic Agriculture Agroprocessing Spatial Planning Bioenergy Market




Main goals

Carry out the design of the boiler room and its installation in the factory in collaboration with the Burkina Faso company ASIS, installer of the H2CP boiler room and other industrial equipment for agricultural transformation in Burkina-Faso and Ivory Coast.

Specific objectives

This work will be carried out in conjunction with the project leaders, architects, works manager... in order to have a boiler room well integrated into the overall project of the factory.

Particular attention will be paid to creating an environment favorable to the sustainability of the project: use of locally available materials and tools, involvement of local technical resources...


A1. Identify local technical partners (welding workshop, welders, mason, maintenance agent...)
A2. Identify the equipment and materials available and their price: welding machine, rolling machine...
A3. Prepare the installation: water/electricity point to be provided, rental of lifting equipment or preparation of frame for hoist...
A4. Analyze and propose improvements to the factory plans proposed by the architects
A5. Present to project leaders a precise estimate of the site and the intervention methods

Related people

Project manager / Bioenergy & Waste

Etienne Perrier

Having graduated from the Engineering School INSA of Lyon as an Engineer in Energy & Environment, option "Thermal systems engineering", Section "Top-level sport", he brings his expertise in renewable thermal systems implementation and analysis, in the food processing industry (shea and cashew), waste recycling and training of local experts

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Project Officer / Energy / Burkina

Magloire Sacla Aïde

Design & Mechanical Engineer, specialised in "Energy and industrial technician in mechanical production" from the Ecole Polytechnique of Abomey Calavi (EPAC) in Benin, he brings his expertise in renewable energy including biomass energy recovery and industrial process

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Project manager / Bioenergy & Waste / Burkina

Julia Artigas Sancho

Process engineer and holder of a European MsC in Renewable energies, she works on energy-related issues in African industry, since 2016. Process optimization and agri-waste-to-energy systems are her main expertise areas: appropriate technologies, training on operation and maintenance, biofuels…

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