In 2018, Gaël PAKOTOGO, holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation, worked in an Indian company distributing imported agri-food products. He noticed that the Burkinabe population were more interested in local products. After he left the co
In the South of Benin, the populations thought that it was impossible to produce tiger nut. A graduate in natural science and founder of “AFRIKA NATURE”, Mickael AKPLOGAN undertook with his agronomist friends, an experimentation project, which gave
It is well known that to make yoghurt, processors use animal-based milk such as cow’s milk, goat’s milk or camel’s milk. But, it is also possible to make it with soya milk. When properly processed, soy is beneficial to health. In Benin, Capel
A traditional dish representing the Fulani cultural identity in Burkina Faso, gapal is made from cereals and yoghurt. In this video, discover the steps of preparation of this healthy dish, generally consumed as dessert.
In 1993, with the help of the Ministry in charge of breeding and animal health actors, dairy farmers in the northern region of Burkina Faso, in Ouahigouya, decided to set up a mini-dairy, currently managed by Adama Ibrahim DIALLO. The unit went from processing
Household needs, especially for cooking, lead families in Benin to use wood cut from the forest. This action contributes to deforestation and has a negative impact on the environment. To counter this human action, Roland ADJOVI got the idea of transforming dea
Lê-Ci Stanislas BAMBARA is the founder of a pastry shop specialised in promoting local flavour in his creations. He offers his customers cakes made from ingredients such as moringa, néré, hibiscus and local rice. “The Americans have their “panca
Fabrice COSSI is the promoter of Black Mix Food company in Benin which produces and markets poultry. Graduated in music production technique, Fabrice practiced this profession for 12 years before starting in poultry farming. His company makes chicks available
Aristide KIENDREBEOGO is the founder of a company specialised in the processing of local rice. Accountant by training, Aristide worked in this field for some years before venturing into entrepreneurship in 2016. His company, “Fidelia Wend kuni”, is
Marie SANOU is the founder of “Grâce Divine”, a company that transforms cassava into several products. Marie was previously involved in the marketing of cassava and had fewer and fewer clients. She then decided to process her cassava in order to a
Fatoumata KONATE is a young student who has been able to combine her studies with entrepreneurship. She has spcialised in the processing of peanuts into paste and powder. Despite the reluctance of her parents, Fatoumata has persevered and created her business.
In Benin, Eugénie ZINZINDOHOUE founded the enterprise “Marie-Jérôme”, whereby she transforms soybeans into cheese, a product that has a high market demand. Through this activity, Eugénie employs 9 full-time women, who contribute in the processing o