Tag: Agribusiness TV

Broulaye, the vegetable producer of Bamako

AgribusinessTV March 28, 2017 1397 No Comments

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Broulaye DIARRA, 40 years, is a vegetable producer. He learned crop production from his mother and made it his career. On his land of 3 hectares, Broulaye grows mainly vegetables such as celery, beetroot, turnip, cabbage and others. These vegetables are sold to women, who re-sell them to the customers in the city. With

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At the farm “Ten chicks”

AgribusinessTV March 14, 2017 1363 No Comments

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Yombi OUÉDRAOGO is a legal expert. He started poultry farming with 10 chicks in 2011, today his farm has 3,000 birds. Livestock farming is a passion for Yombi. As a child, he always had chickens at his place. It’s this passion that encouraged him to start his own project. In the day, he works atRead More

Succeed where others lose hope

AgribusinessTV March 7, 2017 933 No Comments

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Siriki OUATTARA left school in 3rd standard to venture into agriculture with 2 ha. Today, he cultivates over 100 ha. While most people leave the village to go to the city, Siriki did the opposite. He left the city to go to the village, where he got into agricultural production. Apart from vegetable and cerealRead More

The journey of a sweet potato champion

AgribusinessTV February 28, 2017 1275 No Comments

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Seifour SARR is a management graduate. Unemployed after his studies, he ventured into the production of sweet potato on 2 hectares. Today, he cultivates 20 hectares and employs 30 people. In the search for a better life to help his family, Seifour wanted to migrate to Europe illegally with his friends. But his friends

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Gluten-free cassava flour for a niche market

AgribusinessTV February 14, 2017 1870 No Comments

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Elizabeth GIKEBE is a software developer. She is processing gluten free cassava flour and cassava starch, targeted at consumers allergic to gluten. When processing cassava, the main product is cassava flour, but Elizabeth also uses the by-products. The waste is used as animal feed, and she also makes glue from cassava

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Giving a second life to dead wood

AgribusinessTV January 25, 2017 2608 No Comments

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Soumaïla KANLA, 36 years, is a carpenter-designer. He transforms dead wood into softwood lumber and other objects such as plates, spoons, forks etc. Soumaïla has lived in France for seven years and it is there that he developed his passion to transform wood into different objects. His dream was to go back and settle

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From diplomacy to organic agriculture

AgribusinessTV January 20, 2017 1249 No Comments

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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, starting by the fact that her parents were not keen for her to be

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Revealing the virtues of soybean

AgribusinessTV January 17, 2017 1005 No Comments

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Ayawo Yassé DJOSSOU is an agro pastoral technician. He transforms soybean into several products to valorise its virtues. During his studies, Ayawo was fascinated by the virtues of soybean. His curiosity pushed him to learn more about this legume and he started his business in it. Today his enterprise is processing soy

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A new future for farming in Cote d’Ivoire

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2017 1271 No Comments

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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.

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Spouses and associates in poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2017 1538 No Comments

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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 Abidjan. But it was not profitable. One day, he decided to go

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