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AFRUIBANA is an association of fruit producers/exporters from Cameroon, Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana and includes in particular the Banana Association of Cameroon (ASSOBACAM), the Organization of Producers/Exporters of Bananas, Pineapples, Mangoes and Other Fruits of Côte d’Ivoire (OBAM-CI) and the Banana Producers Association, Ghana (BPA). As an open platform, AFRUIBANA aims to bring together the interests of the fruit sector in Africa. AFRUIBANA was created in 2017 to preserve and develop fruit exports to the countries of the European Union. It is also intended to be an interface between producers in the sector and European institutions in order to facilitate the implementation of support measures for African producers. The President of the Association is Joseph OWONA KONO, the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly’s last co-president, and the Secretary-General Jean-François BILLOT.

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AFC Agriculture & Finance Consultants GmbH is a private German consulting firm focusing on agricultural, agribusiness and financial development projects in developing and transition countries. AFC was established in 1973 and became a member of GOPA Consulting Group in 2007. AFCs services for public organisations and private companies cover in Agriculture & Agribusiness the whole range from primary production to processing and marketing. In Financial Sector Development AFC focuses on developing tailor-made credit and saving products and appropriate regulation and supervision systems.

About AWE
The Agency for Business & Economic Development (AWE) serves as central point of contact for development cooperation in Germany and is implemented by GIZ and DEG. In close coordination with the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) it offers advice on investments and sustainable projects in emerging and developing countries. With a focus on sustainability aspects, the AWE's Helpdesk on Business & Human Rights supports companies in implementing due diligence on social, environmental and human rights standards.

Bayer is a public limited company operating in the Life Science sector with a more than 150-year history and core competencies in the areas of health care and agriculture. The Crop Science division is a world-leading agriculture enterprise with businesses in seeds, crop protection and non-agricultural pest control. The Crop Protection / Seeds operating unit markets a broad portfolio of high-value seeds and innovative pest management solutions, while at the same time providing extensive customer service for sustainable agriculture.