Tag: Agribusiness TV

Burkina Faso: Animal feed for the local market

AgribusinessTV August 14, 2018 1176 No Comments

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Maazou MAIGA is an agronomist and government official. In parallel, he runs a cattle feed manufacturing unit. In Fada N’Gourma, a town in the East of Burkina Faso, Maazou comes from a family involved in livestock breeding and trade. Since his childhood, he is used to help in the family business, notably by collecting

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Burkina Faso: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 1229 No Comments

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Kevin DOAMBA is a graduate in animal production. He has developed a pyramid that combines crop production, poultry and fish farming. Kevin’s observation was that in Burkina Faso, farmers are dependent on rainfall and with climate change, it does not rain like before. The pyramid system that he conceived enables the u

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For a better financing of agriculture in West Africa

AgribusinessTV July 20, 2018 1255 No Comments

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On 2nd and 3rd July 2018, Ouagadougou hosted a regional workshop on financing the agricultural and rural sector in West Africa under the aegis of the Network of Farmers’ Organizations and Producers of West Africa (ROPPA). An event covered by Agribusiness TV, as part of our new infomercial service on demand. For more

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Burkina Faso: Her fight against plastic bags

AgribusinessTV July 10, 2018 1238 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, Aïcha Traoré wants to replace plastic bags with paper bags. Aïcha saw how the use of plastic bags was becoming harmful to the environment. And she wanted to do something about it. Without any training, she learnt by herself to make paper bags. Today she has a business that works. “In 2017, Read More

Senegal: Organic cosmetics from Aloe Vera

AgribusinessTV July 3, 2018 1325 No Comments

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Fatou SARR is a graduate in computer network. She produces and transforms organic aloe vera into cosmetics and food supplements. Fatou inherited the passion for agriculture from her father. She started with the cultivation of chilli, green beans, melons and strawberries. Later, she turned to aloe vera production becaus

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Revolutionising rabbit farming in Benin

AgribusinessTV June 26, 2018 1275 No Comments

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Aziz Sènan AGOSSOU is a graduate in animal production. In 2014, he ventured in to the production of exotic breeds of rabbits. At a young age, Aziz watched his older brother perform experiments, especially on rabbits. Later, after university, Aziz decided to start rabbit production, an activity which is still under-dev

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Testimonial: Daniele N’DA, Benin

AgribusinessTV June 19, 2018 1165 No Comments

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Daniele N’DA is a vegetable producer in Benin. She tells us about what happened after her video was featured on Agribusiness TV!

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Burkina Faso: Working with the Burkinabè cotton

AgribusinessTV June 12, 2018 1250 No Comments

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François Premier Yameogo, a renowned International fashion designer, launched a semi-industrial cotton processing unit in Burkina Faso. The story of François with cotton dates back to the 80’s when the former President of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara, was presenting the outfit he and his delegation were wearing at

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Kenza Market, a display of “Made in Cameroon”

AgribusinessTV June 5, 2018 1404 No Comments

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Gaëlle KENFACK is a telecommunications engineer. After spending almost 10 years in Germany, she returned to Cameroon and created Kenza Market which distributes local agricultural products. The idea of Kenza Market came from Gaëlle’s experience in Germany. She wanted to bring the concept to Cameroon to valorise loca

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Guinea: A passion for poultry farming

AgribusinessTV May 29, 2018 1386 No Comments

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Boubacar Dansoko is a graduate in business economics. Since 2012, he co-manages ENTRAEL, a farming company founded by his father. His father being the director of a state farm, Boubacar grew up around agriculture. And after his studies, he followed the steps of his father and joined the family business which comprises

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