We are a start-up driven by a changemaker spirit that aims at bringing smallholder farmers and end-consumers back at the center of the value chains.
Convinced by the lack of sustainability of certain practices, our team is highly committed to positively impacting the Ghanaian agribusiness sector by simultaneously adding social, economic and environmental value to agricultural supply chains.
We aim to become a key player in Ghana’s agricultural sector and beyond by offering a comprehensive ecosystem of services and products that are environmentally, economically and socially sustainable.
Our values are based on a unique corporate culture founded upon Team spirit, Exigency, Integrity, Accountability and Transparency.
Most farmers in Ghana live below the poverty line.
The limited access to markets of Ghanaian farmers hinders intercropping and diversified production. Consequently, they opt for mono-production, which makes them non-resilient to external shocks such as climate change or price fluctuations. Besides this, the adoption of bad agricultural practices results in low yields and produce quality.
We want to bring change through our “Farmer Resilience Package” which is designed to build the capacity of our network of farmers, provide them with technical and financial support as well as a guaranteed market access all year round.
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All So-B-Green products go through a third party organic verification process.
Our goal is to guarantee to our customers that all our products are genuinely organic. Currently, our So-B-Packs are under the European Union Organic Label certification; our So-B-Nuts and our So-B-Honey are under the IFOAM PGS verification.
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SO-B-GREEN ASSISTANCE TO PROFESSIONALS:
Do you want to rethink your business model towards outgrowers?
Are you interested in adding social or environmental value to your business activity?
Do you need to strenghthen your market share to source products?
So-B-Green invests into Research and Development in agriculture to provide to our partners and clients innovative ideas and solutions.
Do not hesitate anymore and contact us! Our team of financial auditors and agricultural specialists will serve your business' needs.
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1 tree will be planted
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1 tree will be planted
Ecosystem resilience: biodiversity preservation
Our organic production protects each ecosystem in place (from micro-organism in the soil to butterflies, bees and other good insects, parasites etc.).
We forbid the use of agro-chemicals by supporting a farming method which takes into account nature and its biodiversity to produce more and better.
Our approach guarantees a decent living income for our farmers. We use an annual fixed price system that protects farmers from price fluctuation. A monthly income allows the farmers to become bankable and access financial services.
Our goal is to help the farmers to move from 1$ / day to a guaranteed 4$ / day as a minimum living income.
We promote and sell handcraft products made in Ghana by local artisans.
Alongside day to day operations as the CEO, Charles develops innovative business models to improve agricultural supply chains in emerging countries.
He worked in Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire for Touton Group as the West African Sustainable Sourcing Manager for cocoa and coffee.
He holds a Master in Policy and Development in Africa and Emerging Countries from Sciences Po Bordeaux and a Bachelor in Law from the University of Bordeaux.
Akodam Karbo is the Administrative Manager responsible for coordinating the daily operational and administrative activities.
Akodam has worked for OAG Farms as the operations manager before joining So-B-Green.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana.
Opata is an Agronomist who specializes in organic vegetable and aromatic production.
He worked for Ministry of Agriculture after he graduated from the University for Development Studies with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Technology in Ghana.
Oduro Sakyi Ebenezer is the Sourcing Manager whose duties include generating and executing sourcing strategies across all So-B-Green supply chains.
Oduro has worked as an agronomist for Produce Buying Company Ltd, the leading cocoa licence buying company in Ghana.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. He also has a diploma in vegetable production from Wageningen University in Netherlands.
Ronald Osei Tutu Amankwa is the Marketing Officer who develops and implements strategies for the distribution of So-B-Green end-consumer products.
He was previously working for the National Accreditation Board in Ghana. Ronald holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communications Studies from the Ghana Institute of Journalism.
Mohammed is the Financial and Business Advisory Lead. He is currently the Managing Partner of SNG Pedabo, a partner firm to So-B-Green.
He was an Audit Manager for Aon Plc. based in Chicago, managing internal audit projects, compliance and investigations assignments in North America, Europe, Asia, Latin America and Africa. He has also worked with KPMG and Deloitte & Touche in Chicago.
Mohammed holds an MBA and Master of Accountancy from Bowling Green State University Ohio USA, and Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Cape Coast Ghana.
Thomas is the production and quality officer who controls and regulate safety and quality procedures in the production and processing of all So-B-Green products.
He graduated from ISTOM as Engineer in International Agriculture and Development specialized in the agrifood industry. Before joining So-B-Green, Thomas worked with a beekeeping company in Nicaragua.
George holds a Bachelor in Agriculture Technology from the University for Development Studies in Ghana.
He is the urban vegetable garden officer and supports the honey and beewax sourcing activities.
According to the World Bank, the poverty line refers to individuals living on $1.90 or less a day.
Here at So-B-Green, our target is to improve the conditions of farmers to move above this line to $4 a day as minimum.
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