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Senegal: Remarkable transition of a football player

AgribusinessTV February 13, 2018 2780 No Comments

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Ferdinand COLY is a former International Football player from Senegal. After 16 years of professional career, he embraced agriculture. At the end of his career as a footballer, Ferdinand was team manager and coordinator of the national team of Senegal for three years. Then he ventured into agriculture, which is one of

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Benin: The fruity and spicy liquor

AgribusinessTV February 6, 2018 2311 No Comments

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Mabel ADEKAMBI, is a graduate in tourism. In 2015, she launched “King of Soto”, a liquor made from palm wine. Mabel’s entrepreneurial journey started in 2012 when she decided to make her own drinks for Christmas Eve, because shop-bought liquor was not within her budget. A year later, some friends came over to her

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Cote d’Ivoire: Fresh and natural fruit juice bar

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2018 3178 No Comments

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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 health issues and with the help of a dietician,Read More

Kenya: Aquaponics, produce more in less space

AgribusinessTV December 6, 2017 7743 15 Comments

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Daniel Kimani is an industrial engineering graduate. In a greenhouse of 1500 m2, he rears fish, and grows fruits and vegetables. According to Daniel, with his greenhouse of just 1500m2, the productivity with the aquaponics system is like cultivating on one acre of land. In addition, his aquaponics system is powered by

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Cote d’Ivoire: Pineapple, the heritage of the AKA family

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2017 2656 No Comments

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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 farm when he left school. His objective is to be an even bigger

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Benin: The trio of inventors-innovators

AgribusinessTV November 21, 2017 3190 No Comments

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Franck, Francis and Calixte are passionate about creating things. In Benin, they are conceiving different technologies for food and agriculture. Frank and Francis are twin brothers. While they were at school itself, they started vegetable production at the back of their house through the financial support of an acquain

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Cote d’Ivoire: Student and aspiring agri-entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2017 2332 No Comments

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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 importance of the agriculture to her country’s economy and its ro

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Régis EZIN: “Failure is still a beautiful thing when you know how to take advantage of it”

AgribusinessTV November 7, 2017 1999 No Comments

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Regis EZIN is a serial entrepreneur from Benin. While he has had many successes, Regis has also known failures in his career. In this video, he tells us about one of his initiatives that did not work very well, but he learned a lot from the experience.

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Michel JOSEPH: “Behind every successful person, there are surely failures”

AgribusinessTV October 31, 2017 2513 No Comments

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Michel JOSEPH, journalist at the Caribbean Radio, has had many successes. Recently, he won the prize of the Young Francophone of the Year 2017. Michel became very popular in his country by specialising in social issues. But behind his success and popularity of Michel lies also some failures that he shares in this video

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Kenya: Low cost organic fertilizer from farm waste

AgribusinessTV September 19, 2017 5354 3 Comments

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Samuel Wanderi RIGU is the founder of Safi Organics Limited, a company that manufactures a low cost organic fertilizer from crops’ waste. Samuel saw that farmers were using expensive fertilizers to increase their yield, but instead the yield was decreasing. For him, this was inacceptable and he had to bring a solutio

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