SEMARKT - Training of 30 traders on good sesame transport and storage practices and design and sending of information by SMS to 28,000 producers

Start
June 2022
End
August 2022
Role in the project
Market & sesame expertise

Countries

Burkina Faso

Fields

Agriculture Market

Sectors

Sesame

Main goals

Following the SESAME project, LWR wishes to extend certain complementary activities to the project carried out in order to contribute to the sesame sector good development

Specific objectives

SO1. Technical training for traders on practices, procedures and organization of purchases, storage and transport
SO2. Design and distribution of SMS for 28,000 sesame producers on production techniques (example: 06/30/2022: "For a good yield, use improved seed S42 at a dose of 3kg/ha on rich soil. Sow July 15-31. LWR USDA"

Related people

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Task officer / Agriculture & Market / Burkina-Faso

Moussa Bingboure

Graduated with a Master 2 in Project Management at Senghor University of Alexandria, and Master 1 in Agricultural and Environmental Economics at Norbert Zongo University, he brings his expertise in the development of agricultural value chains and agro-food, strengthening the technical and organizational capacities of stakeholders in the sectors and also in the analysis of agricultural markets. He also has good experience in the development and coordination of agricultural development and natural resource preservation projects

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Project officer / Agriculture & Market / Burkina

Caroline Bassono

She graduated from the agronomy school of Rennes, Agrocampus Ouest, specialized in Plant Science and Productions - Agrosystems Engineering. She brings her expertise in the development of sustainable farming systems, the support of producers in improving their practices, the creation of training materials on production and post-harvest techniques (sesame) and agroecology

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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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