Tag: Bénin

Benin: Processing to reduce post-harvest losses

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2019 1355 No Comments

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In Kpomassè, 60 km from Cotonou, Euphrasie DASSOUNDO has set up a processing unit for vegetables. She wants to reduce post-harvest losses. Euphrasie started her company with 30,000 FCFA in 2013, and her main activity was to process tomato into paste. Her first challenge was to get people to accept the product which wa

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Benin: Solar women

AgribusinessTV March 12, 2019 1737 No Comments

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Women from the “Egbèlayo” cooperative of mahogany transformers are trained in the photovoltaic solar system. Due to lack of electricity, the women were facing a lot of difficulties and they could not work at night. In the darkness, they were also faced with dangers related to animals in the bush and also o

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Benin: The power of plants to heal the skin

AgribusinessTV January 22, 2019 1702 No Comments

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Caludia TOGBE, holds 3 masters’ degrees. With just 12.000 FCFA, she started to manufacture hair and dermatological products based on natural products. Marketed today under the brand “Origine Terre”. Caludia had a skin disease when she was younger and it did not heal with the products available on the market. One

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Revolutionising rabbit farming in Benin

AgribusinessTV June 26, 2018 2144 1 Comment

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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 1606 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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Testimonial: Grâce-Marlène, Benin

AgribusinessTV April 12, 2018 1713 No Comments

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Agribusiness TV will soon celebrate its two years! To learn about the impact of our work, we went back to interview some entrepreneurs who were featured in our videos. Here’s Grâce-Marlène GNINTOUNGBE, from #Benin who kicks off this series!

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Benin: The fruity and spicy liquor

AgribusinessTV February 6, 2018 2064 No Comments

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Mabel ADEKAMBI, is a graduate in tourism. In 2015, she launched “King of Soto”, a liquor made from palm wine. Mabel’s entrepreneurial journey started in 2012 when she decided to make her own drinks for Christmas Eve, because shop-bought liquor was not within her budget. A year later, some friends came over to her

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Benin: The trio of inventors-innovators

AgribusinessTV November 21, 2017 2765 No Comments

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Franck, Francis and Calixte are passionate about creating things. In Benin, they are conceiving different technologies for food and agriculture. Frank and Francis are twin brothers. While they were at school itself, they started vegetable production at the back of their house through the financial support of an acquain

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Régis EZIN: “Failure is still a beautiful thing when you know how to take advantage of it”

AgribusinessTV November 7, 2017 1835 No Comments

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Regis EZIN is a serial entrepreneur from Benin. While he has had many successes, Regis has also known failures in his career. In this video, he tells us about one of his initiatives that did not work very well, but he learned a lot from the experience.

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Benin: Odile, a passion for innovation

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2017 3453 No Comments

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Odile GNONWIN is a graduate in Public Administration and Law. She is innovating in the processing of chufa into many derivative products. After an internship in public administration, Odile realised that it was not the career she wanted. She therefore decided to get into entrepreneurship. At university, she used to buy

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