GADCO Speaks on Social Enterprise at Harvard Business School

GADCO , the Agri-Food company focused on food prodcution in sub-saharan Africa speaks on Social Enterprise in Africa
March 12, 2010 - PRLog -- (February 19-20, 2010 Boston).  Iggy Bassi, co-founder of GADCO and head of business strategy and sustainability policy, spoke at the 12th annual Africa Business Club at the Harvard Business School in Boston on February 19th 2010. The conference is the world’s largest student-run event focused on business in Africa. Iggy spoke on GADCO’s approach to social enterprise in Africa and attracting private sector investment.

Iggy shared GADCO’s vision of African agricultural markets within the context of global food commodity markets and its ability to impact community development.  He outlined GADCO’s operating model which blends triple bottom line objectives (financial, social, and environmental) to create a strong license to operate with communities and countries.  

Conference highlights are available at

A copy of Iggy’s presentation for the conference is available on request by emailing

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GADCO is focused on cereal and protein-based food markets in sub-Saharan Africa. The Company builds and operates integrated and sustainable value chains from agri-production to packaged food products to serve African markets, including the strategic Base of the Pyramid (BOP) market segment. GADCO will produce food products from key staples and proteins which are marketed within sub-Saharan Africa
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