Yam Agro

SectorAgri-business
Entrepreneur :Steve Yameogo
Creation date : 2019
In portfolio since :2020

Yam Agro is a company that operates in the food industry.

Created in 2019, it specializes in the production of syrups (bissap, ginger) and mango jam.

A company lead by Steve Yameogo

Yam Agro was founded by Steve Yameogo. Passionate about the agricultural sector and having grown up in the food processing industry, he holds an engineering degree in electromechanical engineering from the Private Polytechnic Institute of Casablanca (Morocco).

Partnership with Sinergi Burkina

Yam Agro is supported by Sinergi Burkina through  I&P Acceleration in Sahel. The objectives are to :

  • Improve product quality and increase syrup production capacity
  • Consolidate its gains in the market (strengthen its positioning and build loyalty among existing customers) and win a larger customer base at the national level
  • Restructuring the company and strengthening its management system
  • Diversify the company’s products through the production of bissap wine

Expected impacts

  • Consolidation and formalization of 7 existing jobs and creation of 10 new formal jobs for young people and women
  • Contribution to the national economy through the payment of taxes to the tax authorities¬†
  • Contribution to the development of agricultural sectors through the valorization of local products