The French Government wished to develop the relationship between France and an African institution by sharing French agricultural technical skills and long-term experience. FGM International was contracted to organize and operate a study tour in France focused on value-chain development aspects that can be implemented abroad.
For years, African stakeholders of farming projects have been trying to increase the efficiency of their investments without reaching the full potential in terms of quality and quantity. FGM International should facilitate knowledge transfer from French farmers and institutions to the study tour participants.
Participants, representing several public and private institutions, have achieved a better understanding of the value-chain potential and got in relation for future partnerships with expert companies and institutions. Despite the heterogeneity of the group, the study tour has enhanced social and professional relations between each actor.
FGM International carried out the tour organization:
According to the subject matter, this tour was organized across three aspects of the value chain improvement.