BILOHF produces and sells field crop and vegetable seeds. The company contributes to seed sector development in its home market of Côte d’Ivoire, and smallholder farmers constitute an important customer group. BILOHF has marketing activities throughout the region.
Seed production activities in index region BILOHF has seed production locations in Cote d’Ivoire and Burkina Faso. The company involves local players in its production activities, including local companies, farmer organizations, intermediaries and local farmers. BILOHF has the opportunity to provide greater disclosure of how it involves local players in their seed production.
Quality management in seed production in index countries The company has an internal management system to ensure quality throughout its seed production in index countries, however, it has an opportunity to provide greater disclosure on its quality management system.
Social and labour rights in seed production The company does not disclose a policy regarding child and forced labour nor does it disclose a commitment to respect the health and safety of workers within its own seed production and intermediary seed production. Furthermore, the company can disclose whether it pays its workers a living wage and whether it requires its intermediaries to do so.
Distribution channels The company indicates that it services remote areas in Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea and Sierra Leone, however, it can disclose further information regarding the means by which it services remote areas in those countries.