Presentation on theme: "OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Key Figures Olam Businesses Having started Operations in 1994, Olam is now among the top 5 groups in the agribusiness sector in Cote."— Presentation transcript:
OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Key Figures Olam Businesses Having started Operations in 1994, Olam is now among the top 5 groups in the agribusiness sector in Cote d’Ivoire Engaged with over 200 thousands farmers through 500 cooperatives and 150 trade partners Employee Strength Permanent – 800+ Temporary / Seasonal – 4000+ Market Leadership in all segments we operate Widespread Presence & Network 14 offices locations and 18 Factories including Abidjan, San Pedro, Dimbokro, Ouangolodougou Procurement Centers in 20 locations including Abidjan, San Pedro, Daloa, Korhogo, Diawala, Ouangolo, Ferke
OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Exports Operations Leader in Cashew, Cocoa, Coffee, and Cotton Cashew: Largest cashew exporter & processor Launched large program to improve yields & farmers’ revenues OLAM built the world’s largest automated cashew processing factory in 2012 (capacity of 30 kMT pa in Bouaké) Cocoa: One of top 3 Cocoa Beans Exporter Developed one of the most extensive certification programs in the country. Currently building a 70 kMT pa processing factory in San Pedro
OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Exports Operations Coffee: Largest coffee exporter for the last 7 years Launched crop rejuvenation program Farmers capacity building through distribution of hulling machines to improve farmers’ bean yields Cotton: Third largest cotton ginner in the country Cotton operations grew from 6,000 ha in 2008 to 55,000 ha in 2013 Best yields in industry For all crops, OLAM developed world class sustainability programs in partnership with NGOs and international development agencies
OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Food Products Marketing Leader in Rice, Dairy and distribution of various food products Second largest importer of rice in the country with close to 100 K tons Built in 2012 the first sweet & condensed milk factory in French speaking Africa with a capacity of 18 K tons We partner with SIFCA in the palm, rubber and sugar sectors
Once the economic power-house of West-Africa After 12 years of political crisis, “Cote d’Ivoire is back” and offers: – Best regional infrastructures (Sea Ports; Airport; Roads; Energy Supply…) – Best regional Education system and skilled HR – Growing industrial basis (agri-business & supporting industries) & service network (banking; ITC …) – Direct access to integrated WAEMU (80 M) and ECOWAS (300 M) consumer markets OLAM IN CÔTE D’IVOIRE Business Environment
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