In Côte d’Ivoire, INVESTIV, a technological start-up specialised in precision agriculture, has raised a fund of USD 400,000 to develop its services. In 2017, just after his studies at the University of Laval in Canada, Aboubacar Karim returned to his ho
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 agricultu
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
Jean-Baptiste ANGOUA produces over 80 tonnes of pineapples/year on a land of 35 ha. These pineapples are mainly destined for the local market. Inspired by his uncle, who is one of the largest pineapple producer in the country, Jean-Baptiste started his own far
Marie-Therese TANOH is a student in Economics. Recently, she ventured into the production of cassava and vegetables. Marie-Therese got interested in agriculture following a course that she did on agricultural economics at University. She discovered the importa
Justine YAO did not get the chance to go to school. She has transformed her sewing workshop into production site for cassava semolina called “attieke”. With her sewing business, Justine was not able to cater for the needs of her family and pay the house re
Aya Gazalo KOUASSI is a PhD student in philosophy. At the same time, she processes and sells maize, soybeans and rice. Gazalo ventured into cereal processing with her aunt. With time, she developed a passion for it and created her business, today known as “G
How will the future of agriculture look like in Cote d’ivoire? Watch this 12-minute report of FRANCE 24 – an investigation with Daniel Oulaï, Jean-Delmas Ehui from ICT4DEV, Cléophas Mosala from Agribusiness TV, and Julien Appia.
Hervé DOMAGNI is a graduate in accounting. His wife, Ella Marcelle NÉNÉ is a communication graduate. After several years of unemployment, the couple ventured into poultry farming in Agnibilekrou. After his studies, Hervé was managing a telephone booth in A
Jacques Henri SIKA is inspired by a traditional family recipe. Four years ago, he has put on the market, a chilli with different seasonings. The mother of Jacques used to make chilli to offer to people as part of their custom. And Jacques saw a potential in co
Fabrice NIANGUI is a graduate in Civil Engineering. After he lost his job in 2012, he attempts to migrate illegally to Europe without success, and finally finds his happiness in agriculture. In the search for a better future, Fabrice risked his life and went t
Manhéni KOULÉON is a food recipe creator. Through his enterprise, “Speed Miam Service”, he adapts traditional dishes to modern cuisine. Manhéni is passionate about food and wanted to come up with a dish that is traditional, but has a modern twist to it.