Safiagribusiness & Services: Ending the rural exodus with agribusiness
Founded by Boubacar Aliou Diallo, a 29-year-old Guinean farmer with a passion for agriculture, Safiagribusiness & Services is a company specializing in the production, processing and marketing of agricultural products. “Our mission is to provide agricultural and livestock products in quality and quantity to rural and urban populations to meet the pressing demands of our households; to fight against rural exodus, illegal immigration by creating jobs for young people and to contribute to food self-sufficiency, “says Boubacar founder Aliou Diallo.
Introduce yourself and your background (briefly)
Hello, my name is Boubacar Aliou Diallo I am 29 years old, citizen of the Republic of Guinea.
I hold a Bac + 5 in Telecommunications from Kofi Annan University of Guinea, Currently promoter of Safiagribusiness & Services an integration company in agriculture / breeding / environmental protection.
What is your project and its mission?
Safiagribusiness & Services is an agricultural company specialized in the production, processing and marketing of agricultural products. Our mission is to provide agricultural and livestock products in quality and quantity to rural and urban populations to meet the pressing demands of our households; to fight against rural exodus, illegal immigration by creating employment for young people and to contribute to food self-sufficiency.
What is the problem solved by Safiagribusiness & Services?
The first issue is the employment of young people in a context of very high unemployment in Guinea, develop the activity in rural areas and provide opportunities for young people in my community to avoid rural exodus or illegal immigration, create wealth and fight against poverty.
How did you get the idea to start your business?
After my university studies, faced with unemployment, I decided to embark on entrepreneurial life to ensure my personal economic growth and eventually that of my community. For me, entrepreneurship is the only way to simultaneously live a full and successful life, to realize oneself and to bring others. To get two (2) business ideas were drawn to my eyes: the field of telecommunications that I graduated and agriculture that I was already passionate about. In my reflections I was struck by the sad reality of poverty in our communities, the rural exodus, illegal immigration, soaring prices of staple foods which is a consequence of the low local production thus making recourse massive imports; these are all factors that led me to take an interest in agricultural entrepreneurship.
What is the business model ?
Safiagribusiness & Services is a company specializing in the production and marketing of fresh, hygienic, affordable, quantity and quality of fruits, vegetables, hens and eggs, without chemical fertilizer and home delivery option.
These products are intended for our customers who are: households, restaurants, hotels and wholesaler resellers; the main customers are wholesaler resellers who buy from the farm and resell to retailers.
For easy access to our products, we promote through social networks including our Facebook page, word of mouth, flyers; we also use already loyal customers to reach others. We deliver home delivery for large customers and have partner stores in all strategic locations for easier access to our products.
The well-being of our customers is not just guaranteed by the quality of our products, we hope for a friendly and fraternal relationship with them, we also pay special attention to their problem and how to solve it while giving them the to provide suggestions for our solution.
To be more effective in the field, we need adequate technical, financial resources and skilled personnel to ensure the production, management and disposal of our products.
Our main partners are: feed manufacturers, partner stores and sales agents.
The revenues of the company are based on the sale of our products and the payment is made in cash, bank check and the orange money service. We make sales deposits at our partner shops whose payment is made after the sale of the product.
Introduce us your team
Currently I have a team of seven (7) employees:
the accountant: Mamadou Mouctar Diallo, agroeconomist engineer;
the veterinarian: Mamadou Dian Sidibé, Veterinary Medicine;
the technician: Kamel Adjilembako, agricultural technician;
the maneuvers: Yassine Souare (in charge of maneuvers), Alseny Diallo, Abdoulaye Camara, Ibrahima Bah.
What are the next steps ?
The next steps are:
The construction and equipment of a feed production unit for feeding our poultry;
The installation of a drip irrigation system replacing the manual watering favoring a full-time production;
Operationalization of our field of fish farming.
What do you need and how can AfrikaTech help you?
To achieve our goals, we need technical and financial support. I believe that through the AfrikaTech services I will be able to find people of good will who can meet these expectations.
What are the contacts of the company?
Phone: +224 628 426 793/664 230 912;
Facebook page: Safiagribusiness & Services