The Seed Project

The Seed Project

A project to draw the future of African

agriculture through technology

Our food system is broken

Population growth

The world population will reach 9,8 billion
people by 2050 (Source : the UN)

Prevalence of undernourishment

815 million people were undernourished
in 2016 (Source : FAO, World Bank)

Yield stagnation

Yields have stagnated for 20 years in
developed countries
So how will we feed the world in 2050?

What we believe

African agriculture will leapfrog the innovation gap and feed the world.

Our Offer

Seed Consulting

Problem solving approach and expertise based on our learnings and achievements
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Seed Impact

Pilot project missions in Africa to test the impact of selected AgTechs innovations
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Seed Debate

Organization of conferences in HEC Paris, Sciences Po, Centrale and AgroParisTech
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Our current team

team member

Ismail grew up in Casablanca and joined Sciences Po Paris in 2013. He spent the last six months as a financial engineer at Société Générale in New York. Passionate about running, his goal is to complete a marathon in the five continents, starting with Amsterdam in October 2018.

Ismail Zizi
team member

Loïc grew up in Toulouse before coming to study at HEC Paris. He spent his six last months as an intern for ENGIE when he accompanied SMEs committed into developing the last-mile market in Africa and India..

Loïc De Rosnay
team member

Emilien Dhellemmes grew up in Roubaix and joined HEC Paris in 2015. He spent his six last months as a business developer for HelloFresh in Sydney. Passionate about education, Emilien is a part-time schoolteacher.

Emilien Dhellemmes
team member

Julien grew up in Hardelot and is currently studying at HEC. He spent 6 months as a Junior Consultant at Korda&Co where he collaborated with leading companies to help them address management challenges and reveal the potential of their human capital.

Julien Cuvelier
team member

Victorien grew up in Paris and joined HEC Paris in 2015. He spent his six last months as a data scientist intern for SoFive in New York. Passionate by digital and entrepreneurship, he has recently created ScorePlay a startup which aims at digitalizing recreational sports.

Victorien Tixier
team member

Xavier grew up in Madrid and joined Centrale Paris in 2015. He co-funded Hellobill, a startup incubated in Y Combinator in 2016 that creates a solution to automatically download online PDF bills.

Xavier Green