FRAMIDON - Market study of the cassava starch sector in Ivory Coast & sub-regional statistics

Start
April 2017
End
August 2017
Project cost
5 400 €
Role in the project
Sector expertise

Countries

Côte d’Ivoire

Fields

Agriculture Agroprocessing Market

Sectors

Cassava

Main goals

Market study of the cassava starch sector in Ivory Coast & sub-regional statistics

Specific objectives

Identify business opportunities for the FRAMITECH agro-industrial project and improve understanding of the food starch market in Ivory Coast, including statistical data of the sub-region (market, price, potential customers)

Beneficiaries

FRAMITECH

Results

R1. Study on opportunities and risks of cassava processing and marketing in Ivory Coast and recommendations
R2. Field survey: qualitative information on project implementation areas and on demand by industrial operators
R3. Mission to Abengourou to meet the sector’s stakeholders and identify offer and demand in these areas, as well as the needs (volumes, technical specifications, prices, seasonality)
R4. Interviews will also be conducted in other regions with various actors: Ministries / potential suppliers / potential customers / competitors, depending on their current location

Activities

A1. Market overview of traded volumes, raw material price developments and key operators in Ivory Coast
A2. Review existing documents and statistics, particularly on the international and sub-regional food starch markets
A3. Analysis of the supply / demand of raw materials & processed products in Ivory Coast, its sub-region and the international market
A4. Analysis of opportunities and risks for product processing and marketing in Ivory Coast and recommendations

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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