Africa Development Solutions forms West Africa Commodities to focus on agro-processing

WEST AFRICA – The Africa Development Solutions Group (ADS), a high-impact pan-African multinational present in more than 20 countries and 7 sectors, has officially launched its subsidiary West Africa Commodities (WAC) dedicated to the trading and processing of products agricultural.

Based in Côte d’Ivoire, one of the continent’s agricultural powerhouses, West Africa Commodities (WAC) is a joint venture between ADS Group and Prime Prestige Import-Export, a company founded by Ivorian agribusiness entrepreneur Mohamed-Adnane ACHIROU.

It aims to develop projects for the production, local processing and trade of raw materials – such as natural rubber, cashew nuts, palm oil or livestock – in a sustainable and responsible way.

Committed to the local processing of African resources, WAC seeks to become a major player in the trading, production and sale of raw materials in West Africa.

“Investing in the local production and processing of our raw materials is fundamental to Africa’s local self-sufficiency and international leadership.

“The potential is immense and we are proud of this launch, which reflects the commitment of Africa Development Solutions to contribute to the economic and social well-being of African populations through innovative and sustainable solutions,” said Mr. Samba BATHILY, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Africa Development Solutions (ADS) group.

West Africa Commodities (WAC) is also present in Guinea. The company contributes to the strengthening of national agricultural production capacities, to the employability, training and professional integration of young people through the employment opportunities it offers.

“We place local communities at the heart of our development, with the firm’s conviction that Africans are capable of meeting all the challenges that come their way.

“This is why we attach great importance to the establishment of win-win, sustainable and inclusive partnerships and the promotion of local agricultural expertise, as evidenced by the strategic choices of West Africa Commodities,” said Mr. Mohamed-Adnane ACHIROU, Managing Director of West Africa Commodities (WAC).

With the launch of West Africa Commodities, the ADS Group reaffirms its position as a key industrial player in Africa, with significant financial and technical projection capacity.

The Group designs and implements innovative and sustainable solutions for African companies and organizations, while investing in various strategic sectors of the local economy.

Currently present in different sectors, ADS Group represents more than 700 employees in 18 African countries for a turnover annual turnover of more than US$240 million.

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