Agribusiness in Senegal Confidence, technology and determination advance social and agricultural gains in Senegalese sugarcane André Froissard, Managing Director of Compagnie Sucrière Sénégalaise (…


André Froissard, Managing Director of Compagnie Sucrière Sénégalaise (CSS), discusses the sugarcane company’s extraordinary agribusiness success in Senegal, challenges to the country’s agriculture sector, and its Plan Sénégal Émergent (PSE) roadmap to self-sufficiency.

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At the same time as I joined the MIMRAN Group in 2007, we proposed an significant investment program of over 80 billion CFA to our shareholders, which would allow us to provide funds over an eight-year period for the modernization of CSS, which at that moment was at the end of the cycle. This would increase its returns, double its capacity and maintain its position as the country’s leading private employer.

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