JAFOWA - Support for the improvement and diversification of RPBHC productions
Improve the production capacity of quality shea kernels and the diversification of production: contribute to sustainably increase the income and autonomy of women members of the RPBHC through sustainable practices, diversified activities, marketing for added value and a strengthened RPBHC
- Increased production capacity of organic shea kernels
- Diversification of activities towards high value-added products generating rural jobs and complementary to shea activities: organic sesame and FairForLife FFL and beekeeping
- Consolidation of RPBHC's internal structure and improvement of network integration in the sector through increased capacity for representation, consultation and advocacy
- Increase the trading and trading capacity of the network and members through certification, information and advice on agricultural markets
Shea stakeholders in targeted regions: shea producers, sesame producers and beekeepers (including 550 members of shea groups, women & young people)
R1. Production capacities of organic kernels, fair trade and improved environmental protection.
R2. Techniques for the production of sesame in AB and apiculture popularized and practiced; diversified activities and jobs created.
R3. Groupings of members better organized and integrated into the network.
R4. Increased marketability of network and membership trading.
A1. Activities and processes for access to organic and fair certifications
A2. Agro-ecological techniques and management of shea parks
A3. Market information and linking
A4. Sesame technical itineraries
A5. Project monitoring support
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 initiativesSee more
Engineer in international agro-development from ISTOM, he has high-level expertise recognized by both the public and the private sector, in the shea sector: producers’ organizations, production, processing, marketing and on reducing environmental impacts of processingSee more