Tag: agriculture

Togo: Drip irrigation to gain more

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2019 1447 No Comments

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In Kovié, in the south of Togo, the introduction of a drip irrigation system is changing the life of women vegetable growers. Access to water was a big challenge for the women. They had to walk several kilometres to get water and carry the bucket on their head. And the fact that it was a Read More

Burkina Faso: A weekly market for bio-based products

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2019 1459 No Comments

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Every Saturday from 09:00 to 13:00, there is a market of locally bio-based products, initiated by Mani Tese and ACRA, two Italian NGOs, to promote local products. For Mani Tese, supporting bio-based products is not just at the production level, but also at the level of marketing which allows the producer to get a profi

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Burkina Faso: Young people from Kiembara’s artisanal gold sites return to agriculture to restore degraded lands through innovative strategies

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2018 1510 No Comments

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In the Kiembara commune of Burkina Faso, the DRYDEV program has introduced technologies and innovations to recover degraded lands and improve productivity. This practice is attracting youth to agriculture!

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Burkina Faso: Better packaging to sell more

AgribusinessTV October 16, 2018 1907 No Comments

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Rihana TRAORE is a chartered accountant in the United States. In 2017, she created Diman-ni Organics, a company specialised in the marketing and distribution of processed agricultural products from Burkina Faso to international markets. According to Rihana, one of the main reasons why Burkinabè products are not availa

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Mali: Maya, to save time in the kitchen

AgribusinessTV October 9, 2018 1652 No Comments

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Seynabou DIENG TRAORE has a degree in communication. Through her company, “Maya Agroalimentaire”, she offers various marinades and organic spices ready to serve. When Seynabou came back to Mali in 2015, she noticed that other working women were consuming of lot of imported products. Local products were available bu

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Burkina Faso: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 1854 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 1750 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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Senegal: Organic cosmetics from Aloe Vera

AgribusinessTV July 3, 2018 1823 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 1787 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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Burkina Faso: Working with the Burkinabè cotton

AgribusinessTV June 12, 2018 1632 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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