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Case Study

Assistance to industrial projects

COTE d’IVOIRE

Unit of palm nut processing

Banker Martin Djedjes chooses CIOA for turnkey installation of the palm nut processing unit of its ITPA cooperative

Ordering parties :
  • Cooperative ITPA - Banker Martin Djedjes
Actions taken :
  • Organization and management of calls for tenders for adapted equipment
  • Accompaniment in the choice of equipment, controlled and secure purchase.
  • Logistics management up to the installation site
  • Accompaniment to the implementation on site
Resources used
FRANCE - LOIRE - ATLANTIQUE (44)

Unit of manufacture of masks

L'ADAPEI de LOIRE ATLANTIQUE (44) chooses CIOA for the turnkey installation of a manufacture of surgical masks with the help of handicapped personnel

Client :
  • L'ADAPEI de LOIRE ATLANTIC (44)
Actions taken :
  • Organization and management of calls for tenders for adapted equipment
  • Accompaniment in the choice of equipment, controlled and secure purchase.
  • Logistics management up to the installation site
  • Accompaniment to the implementation on site and training of the staff
  • Organization and management of calls for tenders for raw materials recurring
Resources used

Promotion of the agribusiness of the Mediterranean

FRANCE - ITALY - CORSICA - SARDINIA

Creation of the E-Business platform

CIOA accompanies employers' unions and Consular Chambers in the framework of the European call for projects related to the Interreg Marittimo 2014-2020 programme, to create FOOD & WINE MARKETPLACE, the Mediterranean agro-business platform.

Client
  • UPV - Union Patronale du Var
  • CCI - du Var
  • CCI - Bastia CORSICA
  • City of Rosignano Marittimo
  • Confcommercio
  • Stazione Leopolda Pisa
Actions taken :
  • Development of FOOD & WINE MARKETPLACE ( https://www.fw-marketplace.com ),
  • National and international promotion of the local offer
  • Development of synergy with other similar projects such as the "Cambusa" project (integration between the nautical tourism sector and that of the local and quality agro-food production), to multiply the channels of diffusion
The resources used

E-Business B2B and opening up of SMEs to international markets

FRANCE

UPV - Place de marche .BIZ

CIOA has created for the UPV, Placedemarche.biz, a B2B Marketplace dedicated to SMEs in the VAR who are looking for export opportunities.

Client :
  • UPV - Union Patronale du VAR, France's leading employers' union in terms of number of members. The UPV has 5,000 member companies employing 60,000 people.
 UPV - Union Patronale du VAR, France's leading employers' union in terms of number of members. The UPV has 5,000 member companies employing 60,000 people.
Actions taken :
  • Creation of the Marketplace.
  • Interfacing with Golden-Trade.com, the CIOA platform that aggregates several dozen marketplaces throughout the French-speaking world.
  • Accompaniment on the water.
The resources used :

Town and country planning

SENEGAL - NGOYE

Rural Community of NGOYE in Senegal

Anxious to energize its rural territory, the NGOYE publishing house located in the region of Diourbel in Senegal, has joined the SERCLIDEV programme (Service des Collectivités Locales pour Innovation and Development), through which CIOA provides support to Local Authorities. The CIOA's pooled resources are mobilised for the construction and management of the infrastructures of basis for developing the local economy and improving the condition of the population.

Client :
  • Mairie de NGOYE
Actions taken :
  • Large Municipal Market
  • Agropastoral farm
  • Real estate programme of 100 social housing units
The resources used

Economic animation territorial

FRANCE - VAR - DRACENIE (83)

Economic development plan for the Dracenie Provence Verdon community of communes

CIOA has developed for Dracénie Provence Verdon agglomeration and the Union Patronale du Var, a platform for information, exchange and online commerce for traders, professionals, farmers and craftsmen of the Dracénie region to propose a visibility on the net of our local economic fabric.

This initiative, supported by the Chambers of Commerce and Industry and the Métiers du Var, allows you to :

  • Supporting and accompanying local businesses of all kinds during the period post-confinement/deconfinement
  • Encouraging citizens to consume locally in a sustainable way thanks to this new channel for sale
  • To help and support the development of companies in the Dracénie region by promoting access to longer term business opportunities via e-commerce at the level of local, departmental or even national and international
Client :
  • The community of the Dracénie Provence Verdon conurbation
  • Union Patronale of Var
Actions taken :
  • Inventory of fixtures and specifications
  • Creation of a marketplace for local merchants: e-business, click & collect, etc.
  • Support plan for shopkeepers: training, sales promotion, plan of animation.
  • Run-of-the-river assistance and integration of export-ready companies, on the Golden-Trade marketplace .
The resources used

Animation and tourism development plan

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Implementation of the plan TOURISME RD CONGO

Overly dependent on mining resources, the DRC authorities have decided to make their country one of Africa's major destinations. Indeed, this gigantic country with a luxuriant nature and many endogenous species is not lacking assets !
CIOA accompanies the National Tourist Office both strategically and operationally.

Client :
  • National Tourist Office of DRC (ONT)
Action Plan in 3 phases :
  • Phase 1: Referencing the national offer
  • Phase 2: Develop an ecotourism offer with, in particular, the creation of a network of housing typical of the regions to be rented, close to the inhabitant.
  • Phase 3 : Run-of-the-water assistance.
Resources used
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO

Phase 1 : Referencing the national offer

The unique access point of Congolese national tourism In use

Actions taken :
  • Referencing of all approved players
  • Centralized reservation system
  • PMS for each hotel to manage its establishment
  • Collection of tourist taxes in real time for the State
  • Central purchasing of consumables for all operators
  • Geolocation system for mobility actors
  • Dematerialized payment system for visitors during their stay
Resources used :
terri-tourism
DEMOCRATIQUE REPUBLIQUE OF CONGO

Phase 2: Improving the offer and creating a network typical habitat of the areas for rent, near of the inhabitant

Make available to the National Tourist Office, the shared construction technologies for the benefit of local operators and investors.

Actions taken :
  • Hotel residences
  • Lodges at the inhabitant's home
Resources used
Run-of-the-river assistance
Actions taken :
  • Promotional actions
  • Training of administrative executives and operators
  • International Partnerships
  • Mobilization of funders
au fil de leau

Development of an eco-tourism offer

Cameroon

MINTOUL (Ministry of Tourism of Cameroon)

Ordering parties :
  • MINTOUL (Ministry of Tourism of Cameroon)
Actions taken :
  • Platform for the promotion of National Tourism : Visit-Cameroun.com/en/
  • Development program for a typical hosting offer in the regions
Resources used

Assistance to Local Communities

CAMEROON - BAFOUSSAM

BAFOUSSAM online

City's Economic Development Platform

Ordering parties :
  • City of Bafoussam 1st
Actions taken :
  • City's Economic Development Platform
Resources used :
terri dev

E-Tourisme

Norway

Platform of private sales of hotel availabilities

HOTEL EXPRESS INTERNATIONAL is an international travelers' club that helps its members save money on international travel. In addition to its directory of affiliated hotels developed since 1988, it has decided to add a reservation platform giving access to the availabilities of its affiliated hotels.

Ordering parties :
  • Private company
Actions taken :
  • Duplicable e-tourism platform for white-label distribution
  • Hotel Recruitment
  • Recruitment of distributors.
Resources used
ERP modulaire, permettant la gestion complète d'une ou plusieurs activités sous un même toit

E-Commerce

FRANCE

Turnkey Dropshipping Solution for e-merchant

CDISCOUNT is one of the major players in e-commerce in France. In order to benefit from the network of CIOA in Africa and DOM TOM, the latter has developed a dropshipping platform referencing its products in catalogs for their distribution via sites of e-distributors with white label.

Ordering parties :
  • CDISCOUNT
Actions taken :
  • Creation of the platform connected to the e-merchant's product base
  • Recruitment of Dropshippers (e-marketer without stock)
  • Logistics
  • Dropshippers support
Resources used
ERP modulaire, permettant la gestion complète d'une ou plusieurs activités sous un même toit

Delegated project management
dedicated to housing

GHANA

Management of the State Real Estate Program (200,000 housing units)

CIOA acts as MOD on behalf of a developer holding a national social housing program. It is a question of meeting the conditions to realize, at constrained prices, 200,000 housing units, within the framework of an Off-Taker contract: the State of Ghana undertakes to irrevocably purchase 20,000 housing units built on land that it provides.

Ordering parties :
  • The State of Ghana
Actions taken :
  • Programming, design of housing models according to specifications, industrial choices
  • Economic study - Financial engineering - research and negotiation of financing and guarantees
  • Operational organization - Business consulting - Sourcing - Management system, planning, reporting.
  • Piloting
Resources used
CAMEROON

Operational support to the Public Estate Company

Faced with a housing deficit of more than 2 million units, the Real Estate Company of Cameroon (SIC), called on CIOA to benefit from its construction technologies to accelerate housing production in the country. CIOA's proposals were approved by CLC's Board of Directors.

Client :
  • Real Estate Company of Cameroon
The solution :
  • Design of an industrial platform enabling the local production of 80% of the materials required for the mass production of housing that meets CLC's quality and cost criteria.
  • Economic study
  • Financial proposal: transfer of ownership at the end of a volume of programs entrusted to CIOA in MOD
  • Progressive transfer of know-how
  • MOD of 3,000 homes.
Resources used