Led mainly by Abdoul Kader Kondombo, Secretary General of “Burkina Wa-Mêdô” and Chairman of the organizing committee, the press conference on September 1st aimed to reaffirm the association’s commitment to organize the Burkin’Daaga 2020 fair.
“While we were on the same level in the organization of Burkin’Daaga III, at nearly 80% of the rate of our objectives, the Council of Ministers of March 11th, 2020 came to suspend any national activity that can bring together more than 50 people,” said Abdoul Kader Kondombo.
Then to reaffirm: “We come, through this conference to relaunch the activities of Burkin’Daaga III, to inform you that the third edition will be held from October 26th to November 1st, 2020 on the site of FESPACO headquarters under the theme ”Progress, innovation and technology transfer: what national strategies to integrate the regional and international value chains.”
If you want to read more about the development of the food industry in Burkina Faso and to find more details about the Burkin’Daaga 2020 fair, download for free teh Born2Invest mobile app. Read the latest economic news with our companion app.
The food industry in Burkina Faso has developed in the last few years
According to Abdoul Kader Kondombo, this fair will bring together a range of expertise in the food industry, industry, and art, equipment and processes, packaging, quality, and hygiene. “It aims to mobilize at least 200 brand exhibitors to specifically meet the needs of producers at all stages of production, with innovative solutions, thereby helping to improve the performance of companies,” said Abdoul Kader Kondombo. One of the major innovations of this edition is the opening of a few stands dedicated to the UEMOA zone, in line with the UEMOA commission that has decreed October as “the month of local consumption throughout the UEMOA zone.”
On the program for this edition, there will be exhibitions-sales, musical entertainment, training, panel discussions, tastings of local dishes, film screenings of Burkinabe works.
Responding to questions from journalists, the president of “Burkina Wa-Mêdô”, Ibrahim Akim Ouédraogo, said that in three years, the perception of Burkinabe on “local consumption” has greatly improved. He added that thanks to Burkin’Daaga, there are producers who have internal and external demands for their products that they cannot fully satisfy.
For exhibition-sales at the fair, speakers informed that registrations are always open with priority given to those who meet the quality standards, on which training was done at the last edition. They added that there are individual exhibition booths, booths for associations, for maquis and restaurants; and that they are always available except for restaurants. The costs of the stands are as follows: $127 (70 000 FCFA) the individual stand or for association of 9 m2, $136 (75 000 FCFA) the stand of 9 m2 for restaurant and $226.9 (125 000 FCFA) the stand of 9 m2 for maquis.
A contest on packaging that meets the standards has also been planned, to reward producers who have distinguished themselves by respecting the standards. The initial budget for this edition, which will be held under the patronage of the President of the National Assembly, Alassane Bala Sakandé, and the sponsorship of His Majesty Wogd Razang-Naaba Poulma, President of the Regional Consular Delegation of the Center-West, amounts to about $116,000 (56 million FCFA), informed the speakers.
DISCLAIMER: This article was written by a third party contributor and does not reflect the opinion of Born2Invest, its management, staff or its associates. Please review our disclaimer for more information.
This article may include forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “believe,” “project,” “estimate,” “become,” “plan,” “will,” and similar expressions. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks as well as uncertainties, including those discussed in the following cautionary statements and elsewhere in this article and on this site. Although the Company may believe that its expectations are based on reasonable assumptions, the actual results that the Company may achieve may differ materially from any forward-looking statements, which reflect the opinions of the management of the Company only as of the date hereof. Additionally, please make sure to read these important disclosures.
First published in lefaso.net, a third-party contributor translated and adapted the article from the original. In case of discrepancy, the original will prevail.
Although we made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translations, some parts may be incorrect. Born2Invest assumes no responsibility for errors, omissions or ambiguities in the translations provided on this website. Any person or entity relying on translated content does so at their own risk. Born2Invest is not responsible for losses caused by such reliance on the accuracy or reliability of translated information. If you wish to report an error or inaccuracy in the translation, we encourage you to contact us.
How to identify customer tastes? Wine innovation may hold the key.
Understanding your customers’ preferences is key to establishing a strong client relationship. Being able to predict what they will enjoy,...
A budget of 123.5 billion francs for construction work on Bugesera Airport
In December 2019, a new Rwandan partner in the ownership of the airport, Qatar Airways, was approached and the partnership...
N26 targets ING clients with new account model
Even though the free standard account is retained, the introduction of the "Smart" account gives the impression that N26 wants...
Naturgy and Eni to share Union Fenosa Gas and seek to solve the dispute with Egypt
Naturgy and Eni are about to finalize an agreement with Egypt to resolve the conflict of the Damietta regasification plant....
How investors could help the food industry become sustainable
Food production pollutes the environment and accelerates climate change. Solving these problems requires far-reaching changes - and in the view...
Business7 days ago
XRApplied delivering engaging online retail experiences in VR
Business7 days ago
How to add a festive flair to your website for the holidays
Featured7 days ago
Tim Ventures aims at a 10% stake in the fintech company Satispay
Crowdfunding7 days ago
New exit for the real estate crowdfunding platform Concrete Investing