12 I&P's investees listed among the ‘’Companies to Inspire Africa’’

 

A dozen of companies supported by Investisseurs & Partenaires, have been selected by the London Stock Exchange Group for its first report ‘’Companies to Inspire Africa”, identifying hundreds of Africa’s most inspirational and dynamic private, high-growth companies (ACEP Burkina, Carrières et Chaux du Mali, IOT, ITG Store, Nutri'Zaza,Trianon, PEG, Pharmivoire, PhileoL, Scrimad, Ultramaille).

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Entrepreneur Adedognin Abimbola shares the lessons of his experience

 

Born in Benin in the late 1960s, Adedognin Abimbola moved to France with his sisters and brothers to study. Graduated from Toulouse Business School, he began his career in the group Decathlon. Willing to bring his own contribution to Africa’s development, Adedognin returns to Benin in 1996, where he launched several entrepreneurial projects.

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Carrière et Chaux du Mali publish a video on its activities

 

Carrière et Chaux du Mali (CCM), a company specialized in the production of quicklime and lime quarrying in which I&P invested last October, published a new video to present its activities.

 

The company, directed by Madani Diallo, provides Malian farmers with a natural input contributing to soil amendment.

 

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The founder of Eden Tree participates to a public debate organized by The Guardian in London

 

The Guardian is running a public debate on December 7 on Africa's agri-food sector on the following topic: “Is big business a force for good for African farmers?”.

Catherine Krobo-Edusei, Founder and Director of Eden Tree in Ghana, participates to the panel, gathering someone from the UN, an academic working on development in Africa and the head of a multinational agri-food company.

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A year after the seminar on CSR issue: a review of the actions undertaken

 

One year after the training seminar on CSR (Corporate Social Responsabilities) issues, the entrepreneurs and the training team assess the action plans undertaken over the last months. It appears that many of the companies implement policies to improve the well-being of their employees, and made particular efforts to provide better health insurance mechanisms.

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A crowdfunding campaign to support 6000 smallholder farmers in Madagascar

After a first successful campaign for the Mauritanian company CDS, I&P partners again with the American crowdfunding platform Kiva. The new projets aims to support the activities of Phileol, a Malagasy company specialized in the collect and transformation of ricin seeds. The loan of 50 000$ will contribute to fund the harvest of seeds of 6,000 smallholder farmers in the south of Madagascar.

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