Komi Agbokou

CEO Choco Togo; President and Founder of NGO Enfant-Foot-Development

CEO Choco Togo; President and Founder of NGO Enfant-Foot-Development

Komi Agbokou

Biography

After completing his Master's degree in Health Psychology at the University of Lomé in 2001, Komi Agbokou enrolled at the University of Tübingen in Germany for an extension of his studies by a doctorate in psychology, to obtain in 2004, post representative in Togo of the German NGO, Alfons Gopel Foundation. He then made the choice to return to Togo. In 2007, he became the Founding President of the association Enfant-Développement-Développement (EFD), which aims to help children and young people through education, cultural activities and leisure and who also works in the sector of energy with the project "Sole Africano" which aims to make available to the Togolese population affordable solar kits. The NGO "EFD" was born in 2013, the cooperative CHOCOTOGO of which Komi AGBOKOU is the president of the Management Committee. This cooperative, the first one transformed into Togolese cocoa, specializes in the processing and added-value of certified organic cocoa beans ECOCERT and fair trade of the region of Akébou. It employs 60 part-time women at the Kpalimé production site and 15 young people at the production site in Lomé. CHOCOTOGO has received numerous awards including the first prize of "Best Young Company in 2015", the prize of "Young Agricultural Entrepreneur" at Expo Milano in 2015. The cooperative was also named "Success" of the Francophonie in 2016. Komi Agbokou is also treasurer of the Interprofessional Council of the coffee-cocoa sector of Togo (CCOC-Togo) and secretary of the association of transformers of coffee-cocoa sector of Togo (ATCC).

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  1. Feb 17

    Brussels Briefing 58: "Africa’s agriculture trade in a changing environment"

    The Brussels Briefing 58 on "Africa’s Agriculture Trade in a changing environment" takes place on 23 October 2018. This Briefing is co-organised by CTA, in collaboration with the European Commission (DG DEVCO), the ACP Secretariat, Concord, IFPRI and GIZ.

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    Briefing
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    Panellist

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