2013 → 2016 : OLEOTCHAD - Supporting the development of oleaginous : sesame, groundnut, shea and cashew nuts by optimized production connected to the market

Country: Chad
Origin of funding: European Union
Name of partner(s): INADES-FORMATION Tchad FIKIRNA
Start date: 2013
End date: 2016

Overall objective

Improve food security and living conditions of rural populations in Chad by supporting the activities of active local CSOs on chains promotion.

Specific Objective


Promote the expansion and diversification of the income of the rural population in Chad by better operating and creation of added value in the sectors sesame / groundnut and associated NTFP (cashew, shea) in a protected environment, including innovative approaches (ICT). 

Place of implementation

Chad : Guéra, Hadjer-Lamis, Moyen Chari, Mandoul and Logone Oriental

Target groups

5000 poor producers of sesame and groundnut mainly
500 leaders of farmers’ organizations
50 producers’ organizations
20 processing units managed by women

Final beneficiaries

  • 35 000 members of the households of the targeted producers Oleo_sechage_sesame

Expected results

  • Result 1. Family farms (EAF) improve their technical and economic performance
  • Result 2. Better structured producers’ organizations provide effective marketing and a local farm advisory service
  • Result 3. Targeted sectors are more competitive, focusing on market needs and favorable to rural populations

Main activities Oleo_sésame

  • Activity 1 : Training the family farms to sustainable production, marketing and management
  • Activity 2 : Encouraging the emergence of Professional Agricultural Organizations organized around a farm advisory meeting the needs of producers and result-oriented, and able to integrate members into grouped sales strategies
  • Activités 3. Promote the chains to improve and increase the opportunities and creating value added due to processing


With the financial support of :

Logo UE
In partnership with :
Contact    Private area    Copyright © 2008 RONGEAD    Designed by Manoël Verdiel   Realized with SPIP by Alain Le Floch