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Edito of J.M. Severino, CEO of I&P | Focus: Partnership with the Government of Monaco to launch the first impact fund dedicated to education in Africa | Portrait Myriam Kadio-Morokro Brou, founder and director of the clinic PROCREA


Edito of J.M. Severino, President of I&P | Focus: launch of I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs 2 (IPAE 2) | Portrait of Patrice Hoppenot, founder of I&P


Edito of Bénédicte Schutz (Coopération Monégasque) | Focus on the launch of Miarakap in Madagascar | Portrait of Sylvie Sagbo, Director of SENAR Les Délices de Lysa


Edito of Joël Cadier, Chairperson of Comoé Capital| Focus on the launch of Comoé Capital in Côte d'Ivoire | Portrait of Fidèle Diomandé, founder of VALLESSE Editions


Edito of Stefan Nalletamby, African Development Bank | Focus on IPDEV 2's second closing | Portrait of Anne Merieme and Julien Guige, directors of Afribon


Edito of J-M Severino | Focus: 15 years of I&P | Portrait: Adedognin Abimobila, NoMad (Bénin)


Edito of Max de Font-Réaulx | Focus on the IPDEV 2 fund's new investments | Portrait of OuiCarry's three entrepreneurs, Olabissi Adjovi, Youssou Ndiaye and Pape Oumar Yam (Sénégal)
Edito of Patrick Guillaumont, President of the Ferdi | Focus on the launch of I&P Conseil | Portrait of Mamadou Sanankoua, Director of the group Conergies (Côte d'Ivoire and Mali)

Edito of Pierre Daubert on 15 years of I&P | Focus on the lessons of experience from I&P's first fund | Portrait of Boureïma Lam, founder of the Société Malienne de Blanchisserie

N° 12 - January 2016

Edito of J-M Severino and wished from the team | Portrait of Gatien Adjagboni, director of Tincy Boulangerie (Bénin)


N° 13 - April 2016

Edito of Mamadou Lamine Loum | Focus on the inauguration of the first IPDEV 2's sponsored funds: Sinergi Burkina and Teranga Capital | Portrait of Catherine Krobo-Edusei, Eden Tree (Ghana)

N° 14 - August 2016

Edito of Manu Dibango | Focus on the three new panafrican investments of I&P | Portrait of Jules Kébé and Sokhna Diagné from Duopharm (Sénégal)

N° 15 - Octobre 2016

Edito of Rob Schneider, USAID | Focus on I&P's study 'Investing in Africa's development" | Portrait of Jaco Chan Kit Waye, Director of IOT (Madagascar)


N° 8 - January 2015

Edito of Jean-Michel Severino, President d'I&P | Portrait of Khadidiatou Nakoulima, founder and director of NEST (Senegal)


N° 9 - April 2015

Edito of Antoine Delaporte, Director of Adenia Partners | Focus on the IPAE fund's 3rd anniversary | Portrait of Folly Koussawo and Seydou Béyé, Trianon (Gabon)

N° 10 - July 2015

Edito of Olivier Furdelle and Omar Cissé, founders of Teranga Capital | Focus on the newly published guide 'Investing in African Small and Medium Entreprises" | Portrait of Marcel Ouédraogo, Siatol (Burkina)

N° 11 - October 2015

Edito of Paul Derreumaux, founder of the group Bank of Africa | Focus on the launch of the African Club of Entrepreneurs | Portrait of Bakary Coulibaly, ENVAL Laboratoire (Côte d'Ivoire)


N° 4 - January 2014

Edito of J-M Severino | Focus on the 360° impact study on the microfinance institution ACEP Cameroon | Portrait of Anne Nakawunde, director of Uganda Finance Trust


N° 5 - April 2014

Edito of Joan Bardeletti on the project "Les Grands Moyens" | Focus on the partnership with the crowdfunding platform Kiva | Portrait of Sidi Khalifou, Director of CDS (Mauritania)

N° 6 - July 2014

Edito of Ann-Katrin Dolium  | Focus on I&P's ESG & Impact policy |  Portrait of Elizabeth Kacou, Chairperson of Pharmivoire Nouvelle, and Laure Djoukam, Director of CDM

N° 7 - October 2014

Edito of Nicholas Colloff (Argidius) and Randall Kempner (ANDE) | Focus: IPDEV 2 receives a 1 million euros grant from the ANDE-Argidius Finance Challenge | Portrait of Djibo Ibrahima, Director of Sinergi Burkina

N° 1 - March 2013

Edito of Jean-Michel Severino | Portrait of JP Imélé, Biotropical (Cameroun)


N°2 - June 2013

Edito of JM Severino | Focus on the IPAE fund's first anniversary

N° 3 - September 2013

Edito of Eric Orsenna | Launch of the project I&P Développement 2 (IPDEV 2) | Portrait of Bagoré Bathily, founder of La Laiterie du Berger au Senegal.


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Presentation of IPDEV 2: In English | In French

ESG Documentation

Presentation of I&P's ESG & Impact Policy: In English | In French

Impact Methodology at I&P (report in partnership with the EVPA)

I&P conducts every year an in-depth impact study on one of its portfolio's company. These studies give a great insight on the impacts of our partners on their stakeholders (employees, clients, contractors, local communities) and their environment.


Country: Cameroon
Fund: IPAE


Country: Burkina Faso
Fund: IPDEV2


Country: Madagascar
Fund: IPAE


Country: Madagascar
Fund: IPDEV1


Country: Cameroon
Fund: IPDEV1

Country: Cameroon
Fund: IPDEV1

Small is Powerful

Initiated by the photographer Joan Bardeletti and Investisseurs & Partenaires, "Small is Powerful" aims to show a new facet of the African continent and to demonstrate the key role played by the small and medium-size enterprises for the development of the continent.

The project follows five SMEs, operating across the continent in various sectors: Agrisatch, a local producer of good-quality eggs in Benin, Centrale du Solaire (CDS) in Mauritania, which provides access to water and electricity in rural area, the Senegalese clinic NEST, dedicated to the care of woman and child, Indian Ocean Trepang (IOT), specialized in the breeding of sea cucumbers in Madagascar and Wecyclers in Nigeria, which provides an innovative recycling service in Lagos.


As an analytical and visual project, Small is Powerful gathers impact studies and on-site reportages. The project focuses on the entrepreneurs and office life, but also assesses the impacts these enterprises have on their environment and their stakeholders (job creation, infrastructure, improvement of living conditions…)

Before each reportage, there is extensive preparatory work with the SMEs, filling in an impact assessment matrix specifically drawn up by the project team and based on EU recommendations in the domain. The study questions the impacts of the company on its ecosystem (employees, clients, suppliers, local communities…). The contents of the matrix constitute a check-list which then guides the visual production (photo and video) during a 10-day reportage on-site.