Tag: agribusiness

Burkina Faso: The vegetable producer of Boulmiougou

AgribusinessTV March 20, 2018 3502 No Comments

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Ali, former candidate of illegal migration to Europe, has reconverted to vegetable production in Boulmiougou, a region in the west of Ouagadougou. Ali’s father was into vegetable production, but he did not see it as a job. He wanted to migrate to Europe to have a better life. The idea of migrating came from the Read More

Burkina Faso: Tomato puree that changes lives

AgribusinessTV March 8, 2018 3159 No Comments

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At Donsin, a village situated some 30 km from Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, rural women are on the way to conquer the tomato puree market. The women’s group “Neerwaya” of Donsin exists since the 1990’s. At the time, their main activity was to dry tomato and other leafy vegetables. While it was<

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Cameroon: Conquering the maize value chain

AgribusinessTV February 27, 2018 3536 No Comments

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Loïc KAMWA is a graduate in Business Administration. He produces maize on 30 hectares of land for the local market. Loïc saw that there was a lot of uncultivated land in Cameroon and at the same time, there was a huge potential for maize production. He started cultivating maize on 4 hectares, and was managing Read More

Kenya: A one stop shop for poultry farmers

AgribusinessTV February 20, 2018 3515 No Comments

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Abisai Nandi founded Chicken Basket to offer poultry farmers all the services they need under one roof. As a poultry farmer himself, Abisai saw the challenges that the activity involved. These challenges included access to quality inputs, information and training, and also marketing of the birds. To address these, he b

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Senegal: Remarkable transition of a football player

AgribusinessTV February 13, 2018 4096 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 3340 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 348 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

Guinea: The big dreams of Boubacar

AgribusinessTV December 12, 2017 2927 1 Comment

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Boubacar Aliou DIALLO, is a graduate in telecommunications. He created “Safiagribusiness”, a company involved in crop and livestock production. After his graduation, Boubacar was right away confronted by unemployment. He wanted to start a business, but he was not sure in which field to venture. Looking around him,

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Kenya: Aquaponics, produce more in less space

AgribusinessTV December 6, 2017 9776 17 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 3488 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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