Responsible and profitable investments in Africa

Woyla Invest Partners (WiP) in brief

WiP is an investment company established in 2008 by a group of 12 (Twelve) African partners based in Europe (France, England and Belgium) and in other countries (Saudi Arabia, Cameroon and Central African Republic) in order to promote profitable and sustainable investments with social impact.

In 2014, WiP has been transformed into a holding partnership incorporated in France so as to facilitate the financing and management of the group’s activities.

The purpose of WiP is to invest and to bring financial and technical partners in Africa Region for strategic enterprises or projects with high added value through the following criteria: area of activity, growth potential, industrial know-how, technology mastering and transfer.

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Advantages

The growth of the population of Africa along with the emergence of middle-income class will result into an increased demand of agro-food products and housing.

Vision

Agriculture

Cameroon, located in Central Africa region, has an important potential of agricultural development considering the available arable lands and favourable geo-climate conditions.

10th world palm-oil producer and 3rd African producer after Nigeria (940,000 tons) and Côte d'Ivoire (417,000 tons), Cameroon has produced 235,000 metric tons of palm-oil in 2014, while the national demand exceeds 340,000 tons according to the latest figures released by the ministry of agriculture, Cameroon. As a result, the country's production deficit amounts to 100,000 tons, giving opportunity for palm-oil development.
It is to be noted that Palm-oil production to an industrial scale constitutes a strategic thrust of the development agenda of the Government of Cameroon.

 

Shareholding and governance

The governance and diversified shareholding of WiP comprise confirmed officers with sound professional experiences acquired in various areas, among whom companies’ managers, independent chemists, private enterprises’ officers and international civil servants and lawyers.