SAEZ - Business Model Assessment and confirmation of the industrial opportunities

March 2021
June 2021
Project cost
26 000 €
Role in the project
Cashew expert


Benin Côte d’Ivoire


Agroprocessing Market


Cocoa Cashew Cotton Fertilizer

Main goals

Bring a global expertise on cashew to approve financial viability of the SEZ in Benin and Ivory Coast

Specific objectives

SO1. Overview of current cashew value chain in Benin and Ivory Coast
SO2. Focus on upstream and downstream industrial potential and the role of the SEZ
SO3. Arise Financial Model Market Assumptions


Related people


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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Project officer / Agriculture & Market / France

Pierre Ricau

Holder of a Master Degree in "Agricultural Development and Economic Policies" from the Institute of Development Studies (IEDES), Paris 1 Panthéon Sorbonne University and AgroParisTech. He brings his expertise in agricultural market analysis (especially cashew, sesame, shea, cocoa, hevea, corn, rice and onion), development of agro-food sectors, training engineering and consultancy on public agricultural/agro-industrial policies

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