Tag: value-addition

Cameroon: Allô Poulet

AgribusinessTV November 6, 2018 1718 No Comments

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Serge Trésor Ngatchi, a graduate in transport and logistics, created “Allô Poulet” in 2017, a chain of production, processing and distribution of chickens. After his studies, Serge wanted to do something differently, an activity that would also enable him to have some free time. He decided to go to Dubai

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Burkina Faso: Dried attiéké to reduce waste

AgribusinessTV October 23, 2018 1711 No Comments

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In 2002, Sabine NANA and her friends left Côte d’Ivoire during the war. They are rebuilding their lives in Burkina Faso through the processing of cassava into fresh and dried attiéké (cassava couscous). Sabine and her friends started their business in shea butter and sprouted millet, but it was not profitable

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Burkina Faso: Better packaging to sell more

AgribusinessTV October 16, 2018 2005 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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Burkina Faso: A range of local wild fruit juices

AgribusinessTV May 22, 2018 1839 No Comments

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Esther DIENDÉRÉ, a microbiologist, transforms wild fruits from Burkina Faso into juices of the brand “Glou”. Mrs. Diendéré got the idea to start an agro-processing enterprise at the time when she was teaching in high school. She started with a capital of 500,000 FCFA to engage in the processing of dairy product

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Burkina Faso: Tomato puree that changes lives

AgribusinessTV March 8, 2018 1767 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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Cameroon: Conquering the maize value chain

AgribusinessTV February 27, 2018 1833 No Comments

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Loïc KAMWA is a graduate in Business Administration. He produces maize on 30 hectares of land for the local market. Loïc saw that there was a lot of uncultivated land in Cameroon and at the same time, there was a huge potential for maize production. He started cultivating maize on 4 hectares, and was managing Read More

Benin: The fruity and spicy liquor

AgribusinessTV February 6, 2018 1975 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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Cote d’Ivoire: Fresh and natural fruit juice bar

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2018 2471 No Comments

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Cynthia Aïssy ADÉDIRAN, is a graduate in marketing and communications. She has a great passion for fruits and vegetables. As a big fan of soft drinks, Cynthia used to drink them a lot and barely consumed water. At some point in time she was faced with some health issues and with the help of a dietician,Read More

Benin: Odile, a passion for innovation

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2017 3324 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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A model of contract farming

AgribusinessTV June 23, 2017 1343 No Comments

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In Gaoua, in the South-West of Burkina Faso, Nahondomo PALENFO cultivates dozens of hectares of various crops. This year, he has also ventured into the transformation of rice and has put in place the very first mini rice mill of the region. This industrial unit has given hope to rice producers, who now have buyers Read More