The tomato race

AgribusinessTV August 3, 2018 278 No Comments

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The winter season is a real “race for fresh tomato” in the markets of Ouagadougou while huge quantities are lost during the period when they are available abundantly. At the Dassasgho Market in Ouagadougou, we are in the corridor reserved for vegetable and condiment vendors. On the stands, only few piles of tomatoes are visible… Read more »

Call for Expression of Interest: Multimedia Journalists

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2018 1228 No Comments

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Background Launched in May 2016, Agribusiness TV is a Web TV specialised in the production of success story videos of young Africans engaged in agricultural entrepreneurship. Its focus on youth in agricultural entrepreneurship came from an observation. Despite the fact that the economy of most African countries depends on agriculture, and that 70% of the… Read more »

HydroBarley: Producing fodder through hyproponics

AgribusinessTV December 7, 2017 1118 No Comments

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“I found it unfortunate that in order to feed livestock, we spoil the future of two kids”. This is how one of the most promising agricultural project in the past years was born. During a trip, Hanane Rifai came across two girls who were walking livestock in the middle of school year. She wanted to… Read more »

Innovation Prize for Africa 2018 is now open!

AgribusinessTV November 6, 2017 1623 No Comments

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The African Innovation Foundation (AIF) has recently launched its Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018 competition.  The theme for this year “Investing in Inclusive Innovation Ecosystems” demonstrates the commitment of AIF to strengthen African innovation ecosystems by supporting a culture of innovation and competitiveness, whilst spurring growth of innovative, market-driven African solutions to African challenges. Submissions… Read more »

Agribusiness TV selected as best national digital solution for International World Summit Awards in the category inclusion and empowerment

AgribusinessTV September 29, 2017 608 No Comments

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Ouagadougou/Salzburg, 29 September 2017 Agribusiness TV has been nominated as best national digital solution for Burkina Faso for the international World Summit Awards, selecting digital innovation with impact on society.  With this nomination in the Category Inclusion and Empowerment,  Agribusiness TV qualifies for evaluation by the WSA Online Jury 2017 among 391 international nominations. The… Read more »

South Africa: Rugani, the carrot king

AgribusinessTV July 28, 2017 1691 No Comments

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In South Africa, the Rugani farm alone produces 40% of carrots in the whole country. Property of two families, the Rugani farm is spread over 2500 hectares in the highland province of Gauteng (“the place of gold” in the Sesotho language), the industrial and commercial heart of South Africa. Vito Rugani, one of the owners,… Read more »

Prestigious international prize awarded to Agribusiness TV

AgribusinessTV July 13, 2017 630 No Comments

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Agribusiness TV’s victory is a testament to the project’s astounding success and impact over the last year. Since it launched in May 2016 with a grant  support from CTA – awarded via the youth call for proposals scheme – Agribusiness TV has been showcasing stories of innovative African youth agripreneurs and inspiring – young people… Read more »

Celebrating young agri-entrepreneurs along the value chain

Zepintel June 6, 2017 558 No Comments

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Agribusiness TV celebrates youth everyday. Through our videos, we feature young agricultural entrepreneurs from Africa, with the aim of making agriculture more attractive to youth and inspire them to get into the sector. Today, as we are celebrating the International Youth Day, we bring forward the inspiring paths and stories of five young entrepreneurs along… Read more »

Partnership between VITA and Agribusiness TV to promote young agricultural entrepreneurs

Zepintel June 6, 2017 724 No Comments

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The Italian editorial group VITA and Agribusiness TV announce the signature of a partnership to promote the talent of young agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa. This agreement has been signed in the framework of an editorial project of VITA, co-financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), which links about 30 private… Read more »

Agribusiness TV selected for the programme “Innovate Africa – Entrepreneurs”

Zepintel June 6, 2017 545 No Comments

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Agribusiness TV has been selected among the 20 young innovating media in Africa, that the French operator in media cooperation (CFI) will be supporting through its “Innovate Africa – Entrepreneurs” programme. ‘Innovate Africa – Entrepreneurs’ has been launched in order to specifically develop viable projects, with much focus being placed on their business model. It will… Read more »