Yaya Mama Guia

Trainer/Coach for Western Africa


French and local languages

Specific expertise in Contract Farming
  • Participation Basic Training (2015) and Training of Trainers/Coaches (2015) on the GIZ methodology for promoting CF as inclusive business model
  • 6 Basic Trainings of rural development officers in Benin and Burkina Faso
  • Co-facilitation of training of trainers in CF in Benin
  • Diagnostic and analysis of CF models in Benin
  • Development of monitoring tools in/counsel to the cashew growers union on their CF model
  • Establishment and animation of 3 dialogue platforms of the rice, cashew and shea sector actors’ families, including contracting
  • Enterprise awareness and coaching on business and CF business models
  • Burkina Faso, Bobo Dioulasso
  • Co-author and master trainer of the Farmers Business School  (CBS) modules, including contracting
  • Co-authors of 18 accompaniment modules of the Farmer Based Organisations for ProAgri, Benin
  • Co-author and master trainer and coach of the “Business oriented Farmer Based Organisations”, including farmers relations and other links in value chains
Current position

Independent Consultant

Professional background

More than 20 years in:

  • Community development, rural economic
  • Long-term experience (more than 15 years) in counsel of family farmer
  • Master Trainer and coach of Famers based Organisations
  • Trainer of trainer in FC
  • Specialist of Gender and Development
  • Value chain analyses and promotion


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Further, GIZ, SNRD Africa and the Contract Farming Community of Practice Facilitators do not assume any warranty or liability for the quality of the services rendered by trainers and coaches. Any warranty claims and compensation claims are to be asserted exclusively against the respective trainers and coaches.

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Please also note our further information on the EU data protection guidelines.

Declaration GDPR for SNRD CoP CF 06_2019

Programmes facilitating GIZ Contract Farming methodology


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