• Organization TypeGoods Supplier, Service Providers
  • HeadquartersBurkina Faso
  • Founded1983


General Presentation Established in 1983 By Patounizambo OUEDRAOGO, the Ouedraogo Patounizambo Trading comes from very modest origins as Ets Ouédraogo Patounizambo at the beginning in 1995, then the Central Trading Ouédraogo Patounizambo (CTOP SA). CTOP SA evolves in the fields of marketing and exchange of goods and services. Its main activities range from buying, refining and exporting cash crops, namely cocoa / cocoa, transport and distribution of beverages and food products. Back in his native country after 40 years of existence in the Ivorian business environment, Mr Patounizambo OUEDRAOGO decides to create in 2002, a subsidiary of the company (CTIOP) which will later become WEST AFRICAN TRADING AND MANUFACTURING (WATAM SA). Recently, man has set up the WATAM SA group which today has 08 prolific companies and is gradually proceeding to its internationalization in the West African sub-regions (Ghana, Niger, Mali, Togo and Benin) and also in Asia (Singapore). In Burkina Faso, the WATAM SA group, beyond its commercial activities, has developed through its headquarters WATAM SA, the motorcycle industry for more than a decade. As such WATAM SA has cycles, as well as welding and painting workshops in the industrial area. After a decade, it has set up an important national and regional distribution network which enables its motorcycle brands (SAFARI, RAIDER) to occupy a prominent place in this sector. Making quality research contained its hobbyhorse, the company WATAM SA works on the transfer of skills and their tropicalization, in order to create jobs but also to put on the market products which take into account the utilitarian requirements of the populations. Also the company WATAM SA is socially and community committed with its BUDAYE program, which has the final objective of redistributing part of its earnings in order to support all development projects in the fields of education, health, and sport.
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Company Offices

  • Burkina Faso (headquarters)
  • Ouagadougou