Sector :Agri-business
Entrepreneur :Arsène Savadogo
Creation date : 2011
In portfolio since :2019

Bioprotect is a production and marketing unit for organic inputs (biopesticides and organic amendments) based on local natural resources (mushrooms, plants, agricultural and livestock residues).

Beyond producing and marketing organic inputs, Bioprotect offers other services that complement the input activity which are :

  • The processing and/or marketing of raw products (tomato puree, green beans, sesame) from the exploitation of market gardeners and farmers accompanied by the company.
  • The provision of services (technical support, training, assistance, advice) to natural and legal persons active or wishing to engage in ecological/biological production

A company lead by Arsène Savadogo

Arsène Savadogo is a graduate of a double master’s degree in strategy of agri-food companies and in economic and financial engineering of projects and public policies. He has been managing Bioprotect since its creation in 2011. He is currently coordinating a multi-stakeholder consortium (composed of INERA, IRD, ARFA, BIOPHYTECH and BIOPROTECT) led by Bioprotect-B which is working on a research and development programme on quality improvement of organic soil improvers funded by the European Union.

Partnership with Sinergi Burkina

Bioprotect has been supported by Sinergi Burkina since 2019 as part of the Partnering to Accelerate Entrepreneurship (PACE) program in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

The objectives are to : 

  • Biopesticide registration
  • Strengthening managerial, organizational and production capacities
  • Assistance with structuring and formalization

Expected impacts

  • Consolidation of existing jobs and job creation
  • Development of sustainable agriculture
  • Valorization of local products