Tag: tomato

Benin: Processing to reduce post-harvest losses

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2019 1382 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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Burkina Faso: Tomato puree that changes lives

AgribusinessTV March 8, 2018 1886 No Comments

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At Donsin, a village situated some 30 km from Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, rural women are on the way to conquer the tomato puree market. The women’s group “Neerwaya” of Donsin exists since the 1990’s. At the time, their main activity was to dry tomato and other leafy vegetables. While it was<

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He wants to become the tomato king

AgribusinessTV October 3, 2016 794 No Comments

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Jean Marie KAMENI is senior technician in agricultural entrepreneurship. He came out of agricultural school as a laureate in 2015 and ventured into tomato production. Jean Marie is not cultivating tomato like everybody else in his region. He brought in his own technique of planting vertically, and it has proven to be

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