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Table 1 Geographical distribution and degree of concentration of “atta” production microenterprises in the city of Cotonou

From: Economic potentials of artisanal food processing microenterprises in West Africa: case of “atta” production in Cotonou (Benin)

Zone Borough no. Street name NA NE N Ratio N/NA
Residential area 1 Donaten 5 0 2579 516
1 Tchanhounkpame 6 2 3894 649
2 Irede 6 1 4464 744
2 Kpondehou I 9 0 7233 804
3 Segbeya South 12 1 6279 523
3 Ayelawadje II 4 0 7792 1948
4 Sodjatinme West 4 0 2070 518
4 Missessin 7 2 2319 331
6 Gbedjromede 7 3 3255 465
6 Djidje II 6 1 6588 1098
8 Gbedagba 8 0 5806 726
9 Zogbo 5 2 7733 1547
10 Missekple 5 1 4724 945
13 Houenoussou 3 2 1266 422
Commercial zone 5 Zongo ehuzu 4 0 1796 449
5 Bocossi tokpa 5 3 1154 231
7 Gbedomidji (Military Maro) 4 3 3188 797
7 Missite (SIkecodji) 6 0 3466 578
Service area 11 Gbediga II 6 0 1454 242
11 St. Jean (Miffongou) 3 3 3298 1099
12 Cadjehoun I 7 3 3459 494
12 Cadjehoun III 5 0 1672 334
Total 125 27 85,489 684
Percentage (%) 100 21.6
  1. Source: Survey results, September to December 2017
  2. NA total number of “atta” processing microenterprises counted, NE number of “atta” processing microenterprises surveyed in the study, N population of the street, “–” not relevant