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Palm Oil Processors and/or Traders
21 April 2011
PRESENTATION OF AGRIVAR
AGRIVAR is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) located about 60 km south of Abidjan, specifically in Bonoua town. It is accessible via the International road A100, linking Abidjan (Côte d?Ivoire) to Accra (Ghana).
Gérant : Athanase K. NIAMIEN E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org:
Capital: 3 000 000 FCFA: A.K. NIAMIEN : 35%
BLUE VALLE : 50%
OTHERS (3 persons) : 15%
Turnover of the last 6 years: 2005 : 34, 464, 600 CFA F
2006 : 134, 404, 649 CFA F
2007 : 161, 232, 894 CFA F
2008 : 289, 690, 673 CFA F
2009 : 126, 803, 910 CFA F
2010 : 187, 062, 029 CFA F
Field of activities
AGRIVAR acts as an interface between the producers of fresh fruit of crude palm and crushing businesses palm oil.
The company operates with a production unit of crude palm oil, first press (CPO), through the supply in the local market with fresh fruit of crude palm oil (FFB), purchased from producers organized in cooperatives. The company began operations in 2001 and produces an average of 16 tons of palm oil first press (CPO) per day (24 hours cycle).
AGRIVAR buys the raw material (fresh fruit of crude palm oil: FFB) from farmers in the South Comoé region (Bonoua and Aboisso) which are organized into cooperatives.
Our current source of supply consists in three (3) cooperatives.
AGRIVAR is considering partnerships with cooperatives of small-scale production of palm oil in order to include their products in a formal system of distribution.
AGRIVAR employs 91 people mostly uneducated, including 41 permanent and 50 casual workers and 20 Women.
Statement of Commitment
AGRIVAR is committed to sustainable production of palm oil as recommended by the RSPO convention obligations. These requirements are developed according to principles and criteria related to environmental and social impacts of palm oil cultivation, as well as those related to palm oil production.
Internally, our goals are:
Processing and producing crude palm oil, oil seeds and palm kernel in the best possible quality and provide greater value to our customers to gain their respect and loyalty.
Making sufficient profits to finance the development of our business, creating value for our shareholders and provide the resources required to achieve our other corporate objectives.
Ensuring company?s development by continuing to offer products which are significant in markets where we are already present - and expand into new domains by taking advantage of our skills and client?s interests.
considering any changes in the market as a growth opportunity uses our profits and our ability to develop products that meet emerging customer needs.
Inviting AGRIVAR employees to share the company's success - Success that they will indeed make possible to create jointly with the employees a safe, challenging and supportive work environment favorable in taking into account their diversity and recognizes their individual contributions; help them have a sense of satisfaction and fulfillment in their work.
Regarding the other stakeholders:
We are committed to help some of our FFB suppliers in the implementation of palm oil biological production on the one hand,
And, we are secondly committed to help all of our FFB suppliers in the integration of RSPO principles and criteria in their daily activities, through the consideration of social issues, respect of environment and laws, and commitment to economic sustainability.
We are also committed ourselves to assist other stakeholders, through the formalization of research programs (research of partnership with a local university to analyze the possibility of reusing our process water) and local development support.
This material and accompanying data is based on submissions from RSPO members which has not been independently verified and is provided by the RSPO and authors without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. By making use of this material you do so at your own risk and you accept that the author shall not be liable for any claims, liabilities, losses, damages, costs or expenses of any kind arising.