Tag: youth

Benin: The power of plants to heal the skin

AgribusinessTV January 22, 2019 1319 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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Burkina Faso: Young people from Kiembara’s artisanal gold sites return to agriculture to restore degraded lands through innovative strategies

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2018 1382 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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Cameroon: Allô Poulet

AgribusinessTV November 6, 2018 1453 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: Better packaging to sell more

AgribusinessTV October 16, 2018 1698 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 1522 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: Animal feed for the local market

AgribusinessTV August 14, 2018 1535 No Comments

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Maazou MAIGA is an agronomist and government official. In parallel, he runs a cattle feed manufacturing unit. In Fada N’Gourma, a town in the East of Burkina Faso, Maazou comes from a family involved in livestock breeding and trade. Since his childhood, he is used to help in the family business, notably by collecting

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Burkina Faso: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 1605 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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Burkina Faso: Her fight against plastic bags

AgribusinessTV July 10, 2018 1586 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, Aïcha Traoré wants to replace plastic bags with paper bags. Aïcha saw how the use of plastic bags was becoming harmful to the environment. And she wanted to do something about it. Without any training, she learnt by herself to make paper bags. Today she has a business that works. “In 2017, Read More

Senegal: Organic cosmetics from Aloe Vera

AgribusinessTV July 3, 2018 1667 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 1607 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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