InnoFaso is an agri-food company based in Burkina Faso whose mission is to meet the needs of Burkina Faso in the treatment and prevention of malnutrition. The first company to have integrated the business incubator of the International Water and Environmental Engineering Institute 2iE www.2ie-edu.org, InnoFaso is an active participant in the mandate of this technology cluster: to increase the development of innovation in the south while giving the taste to young engineers. Local production by InnoFaso aims to substitute for imports. From 2012 to 2020, InnoFaso contributed to the treatment of approximately 1 million malnourished Burkinabé children. The company met the country’s demand and began exporting to the sub-region. They are a recipient of the Prix d’ excellence de la Qualité du Burkina and the company aims to diversify its products and attack the consumer segment while creating more value added.
A Small Business Agenda
All around the globe, thousands of food small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and their expert supporters were asked, “How to boost the role of SMEs in providing good food for all?” This report shares their compelling response. Executive Summary: Arabic | Chinese | English | French | Russian | Spanish