Tag: Africa

Failure and me: Perseverance to continue the adventure

AgribusinessTV February 24, 2021 1279 No Comments

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Like many entrepreneurs, Oumou OUÉDRAOGO had to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the losses, she did not give up because she believed in what she was doing and learned to adapt to the situation.

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Burkina Faso: Natural cosmetics from the African soil

AgribusinessTV February 19, 2021 1520 No Comments

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A lawyer by profession, Laetitia Amandine KONSEIBO ventured into the production and sale of natural cosmetic products made from raw materials from Africa. Her ambition is to make her brand a reference in the field of natural cosmetics. To achieve this goal, in addition to her law degree, she is doing a diploma in the Read More

Burkina Faso: The Amazon of smoked chicken

AgribusinessTV February 16, 2021 1284 No Comments

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With a Master’s degree in Business Law, Oumou OUEDRAOGO had another vision for her career. After working as a lawyer and project coordinator for a few years, she decided to resign and become a food entrepreneur. Despite the challenges that she faced, Oumou armed herself with courage, grew her business and became

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Burkina Faso: Start small to master rabbit farming

AgribusinessTV February 12, 2021 1336 No Comments

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Entreprenruship is not always easy. Young entrepreneurs often face difficulties that they manage to overcome through perseverance and courage. Youssouf TRAORÉ, a rabbit farmer, describes the challenges he encountered during his entrepreneurial journey. “I had daily losses. I could come this morning and find that

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Try it at home: Babenda

AgribusinessTV February 10, 2021 1625 No Comments

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“Babenda” is a traditional dish from Burkina Faso, comprised of mainly vegetables and leaves. Nowadays, this dish is prepared and served in an improved version and is part of the eating habits of Burkinabè. In our first video from the “Try it at home!” series, Orokia BILLA, food entrepreneur, e

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Green Thumb: At Celine’s place

AgribusinessTV February 5, 2021 1333 No Comments

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Céline ILBOUDO is passionate gardener. She grows organic vegetables in her garden. This work brings her a lot of joy and acts as a natural anti-stress. Today, Céline has made gardening a business activity. She owns a shop, where she sells nurseries and vegetable seeds. Her goal is to influence as many people as possi

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Tips: Why invest in the production of local poultry?

AgribusinessTV February 3, 2021 1420 No Comments

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Traditional small-scale poultry production systems in rural areas continue to play an important role in the development of the sector. This activity generates income, enabling producers to provide for their families. In this first episode of our series on tips for the production of local poultry, we meet poultry farmer

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Burkina Faso: A man without limits

AgribusinessTV January 29, 2021 1377 No Comments

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Since the age of seven, Niekiema SAWADOGO lives with a disability. Over time, he became a victim of social exclusion and this made his life difficult. To face this challenge and to be less dependent on others, he decided to work as a shoemaker and market gardener. Today, his agricultural activity enables him to cater Read More

Documentary: Animal Welfare

AgribusinessTV January 27, 2021 1319 No Comments

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During the month of November 2020, Agribusiness TV has addressed the theme of animal welfare. Often considered as a multi-dimensional and complex theme, animal welfare is not always on the top of the agenda. Through this documentary, we summarise the different facets of the theme.

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Green Thumb: At odette’s place, a passionate gardener

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2021 629 No Comments

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Very often, the expression “having a green thumb” is designated to people who have a talent for growing plants. In this video from our new series called “Green Thumb”, we meet Odette OUEDRAOGO, a passionate gardener who grows vegetables and herbs in her home garden for daily consumption. Today,

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