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PHM: Business model and its effects in Benin Republic

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PHM: Business model and its effects in Benin Republic

  1. 1. PHM: Business model and its effects in Benin Republic VODOUHE D. SIMPLICE
  2. 2. BENIN PRESENTATION o BENIN IS IN WEST AFRICA o IT COVER SURFACE AREA OF 112,622 KM2. o AGRICULTURAL IS AN IMPORTANT SECTOR o POST HARVEST LOSSES ARE VERY IMPORTANT
  3. 3. WHY A BUSINESS MODEL FOR PHM • A FEW RAS PHM ACTIVITIES • PHM ACTIVITIES ARE LINKED TO PROJECTS AND STOP AT THE END OF THE PROJECT • EXTENSION FOCUSES ON PRODUCTIVITY RATHER THAN PHM LOSSES • PRIVATE SECTOR VERY OFTEN EXCLUDED • NEED TO INVOLVE DEVELOP STRATEGIES INVOLVING ALL ACTORS AND EMPHASIS ON MARKET
  4. 4. THE PROCESS OF BUILDING A BUSINESS MODEL • MEETINGS ORGANIZED WITH ACTORS • PRODUCERS • TRADESMAN • CRAFTSMAN • ENTREPREUNEURS • MICROFINANCE INSTITUTES • NON GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATIONS • FARMERS UNIONS • MEETINGS TO ASSESS ACTORS AND ROLES IN THE MODEL
  5. 5. BUSINESS MODEL SILO COLLINES BENIN ACTORS • PRODUCERS • FARMER’S ORGANIZATIONS • TRADESMAN • CRAFTSMAN • BSE COMPANY • DF SOCIETY • CPEC MICROFINANCE • LDLD NGOS
  6. 6. BUSINESS MODEL SILO ATACORA BENIN ACTORS • PRODUCERS • TRADESMAN • CRAFTSMAN • SAHEL COMPANY • ALADJESAT.COM COMPANY • DF SOCIETY • CCIF MICROFINANCE • ERAD NGOS
  7. 7. SUPPORT ACTIONS IN THE BUSINESS MODEL • EQUIPPING PRIVATE SECTOR TO PROMOTE PHM TECHNOLOGIES • TRAINING PRIVATE SECTORS TO SENSITIZE OTHER ACTORS ON PHM • AWARENESS RAISING OF LOCAL AUTHORITIES • ORGANIZATION OF TRADE FAIRS IN THE DIFFERENT LOCALITIES TO PRESENT THE DIFFERENT PHM TOOLS • ORGANIZATION OF TRAVELING FAIRS
  8. 8. BUSINESS MODEL: SUPPORT ACTIONS • TRAINING OF TRAINERS ON PHM MATERIALS • VIDEOS PROJECTION ON PHM IN THE DIFFERENT VILLAGES • DISTRIBUTION OF DVDS ON PHM • RADIO AND TELEVISION BROADCASTS ON PHM • TRAINING ON THE TRANSFER OF DVD CONTENT ON MOBILE PHONES
  9. 9. BUSINESS MODEL: SUPPORT ACTIONS
  10. 10. BUSINESS MODEL: SUPPORT ACTIONS
  11. 11. BUSINESS MODEL: EFFECTS • MORE THAN 1,000,000 PEOPLE ARE ALREADY SENSITIZED ON PHM BY • AWARENESS CAMPAIGN, • TRAINING, • RADIO AND TV BROADCASTS, • ETC, • EXPRESSION OF THE DEMAND FOR TRAINING ON BEST PRACTICES PHM • EXPRESSION OF PRODUCERS HAVE SILO BUT STILL EXPERIMENTAL
  12. 12. SOME EFFECTS OF BUSINESS MODEL • Observance of some good practices (sorting, good drying , etc.) prior to storage , Producer Eulali BOGNON said : «Before being involved in the project, I harvested late and found that a third of the maize is lost. There is an important reduction of the losses due to the project as I respect the period of harvesting and dry the maize properly before storing  ».
  13. 13. BUSINESS MODEL: EFFECTS • INCREASED WILLINGNESS OF PRODUCERS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE WAREHOUSE RECEIPT SYSTEM • MORE FARMERS DEMAND PICS BAGS CONTRACTORADISSO ALEXANDRA « SINCE THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE PHM PROJECT, OUR SALES OF PICS BAG INCREASED BY ABOUT 60%. WE ARE SURE THAT THE DEMAND FOR PICS WILL CONTINUE TO GROW  ».
  14. 14. CONCLUSION WE ARE PLEASED THAT THE EXPECTED RESULTS ARE BEING ACHIEVED. HOWEVER, ACTIONS MUST BE PURSUED ESPECIALLY IN AWARNESS FOR BETTER RESULTS.
  15. 15. MERCI POURVOTRE ATTENTION

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