Guinean entrepreneur Barry FAPEL awarded in Paris by President Hollande.

Le président François Hollande participe à la cérémonie de remise des prix de "La France s'engage au Sud" au ministère des Affaires étrangères

A Guinean who evolves into innovative entrepreneurship through the manufacture of water pumps and all kinds of furniture, has just been awarded by President François Hollande through the prize ” France is committed to the South ‘.

It is among 800 candidates from all over the world that Barry Aguibou also called Barry FAPEL was chosen among the 10 winners to whom the French president awarded the prize.

The challenge “France is committed to the South” is an initiative of President François Hollande which he himself awards to the top ten in order of merit. “France is committed to the South” is open to project promoters (associations, foundations, cooperatives, companies) whose head office is in a country of the developing world.

Among the 10 winners this year, Barry FAPEL is delighted: “There were 800 candidates from all walks of life, but only 10 are awarded each year. So, on November 7th I was among the lucky winners. The winners were from Guinea, Tunisia, Egypt, Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Laos, Burkina, Benin and Haiti.  Guinea and I are honoured with this prize, “said the happy laureate.

“France is committed” is the label that distinguishes projects that are the most innovative and useful to societies.

It is important to note that in 2014, Barry FAPEL also won the innovation the award of the international trade Exhibition of Paris.

The prize ” France committed ” has just extended Barry FAPEL’s prize list in the world of entrepreneurship.


Mamadou Dian Donghol Diallo

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