EED-Consulting :

  • An expert firm that aims to support investors for the success of their projects in Afric
  • Created by Dr. Hamed Sow, who has forty years of experience as a Business Leader, Minister of Mines, Energy & Water, Director of an International Institution and Consultant in large consulting offices in France.
  • Intervenes throughout the implementation process of an investment project by providing: 
  • 1
    Supervision/coordination of field studies
  • 2
    Identification and support for project implementation
  • 3
    Participation in the management of companies: Chairman of the Board of Directors, Director, Non-Executive Director, Advisor to the Board of Directors
  • 4
    Assistance with obtaining contracts, business development, and diversification
  • 5
    Mobilization of financing

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What WE DO ?

Our priority sectors of intervention


A cross-cutting domain:



Our priority sources

  • Solar installation and operation of photovoltaic power plants
  • Biomass energy recovery from urban and agricultural waste
  • Hydroelectricity hydroelectric dams

Added value:

  • Better targeting of projects adaptation to the needs of beneficiaries,
  • Time savings in negotiations due to strong networks with governments and donors
  • Monitoring of the implementation, commissioning, and operation of power plants (administrator, advisor, etc.)


Resources and target countries

  • Gold(Mali, Ghana, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Guinea) ...
  • Lithium (Mali, DRC, Nigeria...)
  • Hydrogen(Mali, Niger, Mauritania...)

Strong involvement in: :

  • Obtaining mining permits
  • Follow-up and assistance with the search for and exploration of deposits
  • Management and advice on operations

Environment & sustainable development

Advice and support for the formulation and implementation of:

  • National development programs
  • Policies for energy efficiency and the promotion of renewable energy.
  • Projects to support the private sector and encourage domestic and foreign investment


Project evaluation, assistance in formulating requests, supporting

  • Private investors
  • Regional and international organisations
  • States

A good understanding of the available resources

 and eligibility criteria of: :

  • Investment funds
  • Investment and Development Banking
  • Bilateral and multilateral institutions

Zones de concentration géographique


EED operates in all 4 regions of sub-Saharan Africa: Southern Africa, East Africa, Central Africa and West Africa.

We also have the possibility to intervene in certain Maghreb countries, particularly Morocco.

However, EED is more active in:

Afrika Placeholder

  • ECOWAS zoneBenin, Senegal, Mali, Niger, Guinea Bissau, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso,Togo
  • CEMAC zoneCameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Chad
  • OtherGuinée Conakry, Mauritanie, DRC

Who are we?

The main player in EED-Consulting is Dr. Hamed Sow.

After several years at the head of AMIC-Group ( and www.amic-int) as CEO, Dr. Hamed Sow has decided to leave all his executive activities in September 2023 and keep only the position of CEO of the holding. He will now focus on advising and assisting investors in Africa.

To ensure the success of his clients, Dr. Hamed Sow has signed partnerships with other specialized consulting firms.

Dr. Hamed Sow

A dual education

  • Graduate of INSTN (French National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology) at SACLAY (France)
  • Doctorate in Production Economics From University of PARIS IX-DAUPHINE (France)

Over 40 years of experience, with triple expertise in:

  • the private sector
  • the Government
  • the International Institutions

Dr Hamed SOW

Dr. Hamed SOW


Professional experience


CEO of AMIC INTERNATIONAL SAS (AIS), a group whose holding company is in Bamako and present in 6 countries (soon a dozen) of West African countries. AIS' core business now focuses on Trading (gold, lubricants, agricultural products such as cashew nuts, etc.) and Agribusiness (creation and management of processing SMIs in the agricultural sector: since July 2021


CEO of UINT AFRICA African subsidiary of a major group (UINT) in electronic payments and digital security using acoustic and biometric technologies: January 2017 to June 2021, including one year's secondment to a partner company in Senegal


CEO of AMIC-Invest, a financial intermediation company, whose holding company (ARAMA-Invest) was based in Dubai, with subsidiaries or representative offices in Mali, Hong Kong, Luxembourg, Beijing and various African capitals: from October 2009 to December 2016


Special Advisor to the President of the Republic of Mali  : from November 2009 to April 2013


Minister of Mines, Energy and Water of Mali : from October 2007 to Septembre 2009 instead November 2009


Centre for the Development of Enterprise (CDE) - an International institution of the ACP Group of States and the EU, based in Brussels): Director General,formerly Head of Division and Geographic Manager: fromApril 1992 to Auguest 2007


World BankSenior technical advisor of the Energy II Project in Niger: from February 1989 to February 1992 


European Commission : Seconded expert to the Directorate-General for Development (DG VIII/B5) in Brussels: : from January 1986 to February 1989.

At the same time, preparing a doctoral thesis (1984 –1987) defended in June 1987


Groupe SEMA-METRA and SEED (France) 
Economist, then Senior Economist: carrying out of around fifteen sectoral studies for large companies (Air Liquide, Lafarge, Framatone, Elf Aquitaine, etc.) and public institutions (FAD, WABD, ADB, World Bank…): from October 1978 to December 1985


Academic training


(French National Institute for Nuclear Science and Technology) at SACLAY (France) October 1983


Doctorate in Production Economics - University of Paris IX/Dauphine with honours. June 1987




Wood energy in the Sahel Environnement et Développement  - Edition Khartala - Novembre 1988
The Energy Guide. A pratical guide of energy in the rural development Program. In association with Sussex Reserch Associates Ltd - December 1990


Mali Development and Social Program – used as a Project of Society to President Amadou Toumani Touré for the election de 2007

More than fifty technical publications in specialist journals.

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