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Wassa-Wassa, the yam couscous

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April 4, 2017

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Since March 2016, Maxime HOUNTONDJI and his wife Sonita TOSSOU have put “Wassa-Wassa Tchigan” on the market. An instant couscous made from yam. Sonita TOSSOU has worked all the time with her mother to sell yam in the market. After her studies, she wanted t

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From diplomacy to organic agriculture

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January 20, 2017

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Grâce-Marlène GNINTOUNGBE is a diplomat by training. Braving the reluctance of her relatives, she created “At Marlene’s garden”, an organic vegetable farm. Marlène’s migration to agriculture has not been easy. She has faced several challenges, start

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The gardens of hope

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December 13, 2016

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Five youths from Benin and Niger are testing and advising farmers on agro-ecological techniques. With a background in organic agriculture, Souleymane ABDOU-BAHAR understood the importance of eating safe and healthy vegetables. When he arrived in Benin, he noti

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A coach for aspiring agricultural entrepreneurs

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October 25, 2016

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Neuly BEHANZIN is a coaching consultant. In 2015, she created “PANAFRICANA”, a farm school for young agricultural entrepreneurs. While discussing with youth, Neuly realised that many wanted to get into agriculture. But they needed to be trained and coached

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Local fruit juice cocktails

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September 13, 2016

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Fresnellia SAGBO holds a degree in food technology and is pursuing her PhD. In 2012, she started her enterprise “Les Jus Freshy”, specialised in the production of local fruit juice cocktails. Fresnellia started to make baobab juice with 5,000 FCFA. At the

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Transforming weaknesses into strengths

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August 26, 2016

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Thomas ASSOGBA is a mechanic and welder in Benin. In 2009, he ventured into the production of oil from neem, soybean, cotton and other products. According to his uncle, Thomas was not very good at school. So, he decided to remove Thomas from school so that he

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A woman in man’s universe of crop production

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August 19, 2016

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Daniele NDA holds a degree in banking and finance. Since 2006, she has created her enterprise specialised in crop production in Benin. Daniele started her activities on a family farm that was abandoned. But despite it being a family farm, her parents were not

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Taming the coconut juice

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June 6, 2016

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Chérif AKEDJOU, holder of a degree in marketing, ventured into the production and marketing of bottled coconut water in 2012. Despite the reluctance of his parents who wanted him to get a “more decent” work. Chérif saw the potential of coconut juice as a

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An accountant mutating into a farmer

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May 12, 2016

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Alain AYENA is an accountant since 2001 in a big company in Benin. In 2014, he decides to leave all and venture into agriculture. “About 10 years ago, I noticed that some lorries were leaving the north of Benin with cargos of tomatoes, chillies, and othe

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Successful return to the land after school

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May 5, 2016

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After leaving agricultural school in early 2000’s, Roland could have become a veterinarian or a forestry officer, like his parents wanted. But he had other plans, to become an agricultural entrepreneur. Today, Roland Vignonfodo is an accomplished agricultura

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