Pork project of two Cameroonians, MM Chengoue and Tchoubet living in France as part of a return to their country.
Preliminary discussions between the two interested parties and the AVe association led to the signing of a partnership agreement to formalize the project with the business plan establishment in July and a mission to Cameroon in August.
From August 15 to 25, 2019, Angelet Tchoubet, one of the project leaders and Louis Jestin (AVe) led together a “field mission” to Cameroon in order to discover the different links in the country pork sector and to specify the project based on the realities of this sector.
6th AVe mission to a cooperative of pork producers in Central Cameroon
SCOOPS-PIC is a cooperative of pork producers located in the Yaoundé region. Created in 2016, with the support of AVe and the In Vivo Foundation since 2017, the cooperative has finalized its project. This includes two components : on one hand developing and professionalizing member farms and, on the other hand, setting up a value chain at cooperative level by creating upstream and downstream services for farms.
4th Ave expert mission for the SCOOPS-PIC pork producer Cooperative in Cameroon
From March 21 to April 5, 2018 Denis Salaun and Bernard Bernicot, AVe experts, carried out a new mission with the breeders of the SCOOP-PIC in Yaounde.
3rd AVe mission for a pig Cooperative in central Cameroon
Louis Jestin and Jean-François Montin, AVe experts experienced a very positive mission in Yaoundé from November 25 to December 1, 2017. The program had two main points : the validation of the SCOOPS-PIC project, a cooperative of around twenty pork producers and participation in the inauguration of PRODEL (Livestock Development Program) organized by MINEPIA (Ministry of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries)
Louis Jestin, AVe, Rene Foche, SCOOPS-PIC president,
Rachel Kolbe-Semhoun, IN VIVO Foundation and Jean-François Montin, AVe
Very cordial exchange between the Minister of Livestock and the two AVe experts,
in front of the SCOOPS-PIC stand
AVe support to a pork producers cooperative in the Center Cameroon region
SCOOPS-PIC (Société Coopérative Simplifiée des Productions Porcines Industrielles du Centre Cameroun) is one of the first pork producer cooperatives in the Central region of Cameroon to be set up.It was created in 2016 (recognition by the Cameroonian authorities obtained in October 2016). It iincludes around twenty members. The establishment of this cooperative corresponds to the emergence of a pork sector in the country. Once the formalities for the creation of the SCOOPS-PIC have been completed, the managers of the cooperative sought French partners to help them to develop their strategic project. Discussions with our association AVe and the In Vivo Foundation led to the signing of a tripartite partnership agreement in April 2017.
Support in Yaoundé suburb for a Cameroonian GIC - “Common Initiative Group” - and emergence of a pig industry
Since the beginning of 2014 AVe support the developpement of a pig farming, real challenge as not only the breeding scale has to be increased, (from 30 to 100 breeder/fattener sows) but also breeding management must be improved. All this is taking place in the very specific sub-Saharan Afica context.
Supporting “Les Fleurettes”school group in Yaoundé (Cameroon)
"Les Fleurettes" school includes 7 preschool classes with 224 children, i.e. an average of 32 children per class. This is a private, secular school, established by Mrs. Fotso Colette.