Tag: technology

SAHEL: Digitalisation for an agriculture which is climate-smart and more attractive to youth

AgribusinessTV June 17, 2019 8 No Comments

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On 17 and 18 April 2019, the regional Conference on Geodata for Water and Agriculture was held in Ouagadougou, on the theme: “IT services and geo-spatial data in the field of climate-smart agriculture: digitalisation to increase business opportunities and entrepreneurship of youth and women”. Organised by t

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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 1680 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: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 2353 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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Testimonial: Flavien Kouatcha, Cameroon

AgribusinessTV May 7, 2018 1822 No Comments

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Two years after the launch of Agribusiness TV, we went back to interview the entrepreneurs who were featured. Flavien Kouatcha shares his experience with Agribusiness TV.

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Cote d’Ivoire: Intelligent field management with drones

AgribusinessTV March 27, 2018 2425 No Comments

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Aboubacar KARIM, an engineer in agricultural economics develops services for an intelligent management of agricultural plots. Aboubacar developed a passion for agriculture since he was in secondary school. This eventually led him to choose studies in agricultural economics in Canada. After his studies and his diploma i

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Kenya: Aquaponics, produce more in less space

AgribusinessTV December 6, 2017 5875 15 Comments

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Daniel Kimani is an industrial engineering graduate. In a greenhouse of 1500 m2, he rears fish, and grows fruits and vegetables. According to Daniel, with his greenhouse of just 1500m2, the productivity with the aquaponics system is like cultivating on one acre of land. In addition, his aquaponics system is powered by

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Exploring the potential of drones for agriculture

AgribusinessTV July 5, 2016 912 No Comments

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The use of drones for agriculture, a passing fad or a real potential? Guy Mouofo has his small ideas. A fan of drones, he is promoting their use among farmers in the North-West of Cameroon.

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