Tag: agriculture

Burkina Faso: The perseverance of a great farmer

AgribusinessTV September 27, 2022 1033 No Comments

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A farmer in Gaoua, Noël KAMBOU has been suffering from lymphatic filariasis for more than 25 years. This disease is a real burden, which hinders his agricultural activities. “When I fall and my foot hurts, I can lie down for twenty days without leaving my room. So I can no longer farm,” says Noël. Before<

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Burkina Faso: Soaring fertilizer prices, these endogenous solutions to exploit

AgribusinessTV September 9, 2022 1199 No Comments

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This year, Burkinabe farmers are facing an increase in the price of mineral fertilizer. Depending on the city, the price of a 50-kilo bag varies between 34,000 and 37,500 FCFA , whereas in previous years the price was set between 15,000 and 17,500 FCFA. In terms of alternatives to the scarcity and inaccessibility of mi

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Burkina Faso: Conserving onions to reduce losses

AgribusinessTV July 19, 2022 1191 No Comments

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In the past, many onion producers would store their onions, so as to sell them over a longer period and make a profit. During this phase, many of them saw their production reduced because the onion rotted. This caused a lot of losses. They were not able to obtain the cost of production by sellingRead More

Benin: Organic fertilizers to boost production

AgribusinessTV July 13, 2022 237 No Comments

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In order to prove that organic agriculture is productive and ia able to feed us in a healthy way, Bienvenu ADJE started the production of organic fertilizers through his company “ABC Grower”. These fertilizers are produced from the leaves of invasive plants. They contain mineral elements in different quanti

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Burkina Faso: Tylay, an approach to enhance the human potential of farmers

AgribusinessTV July 1, 2022 1255 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, precisely in the province of Sissili, farmers had begun to lose hope in the potential of their activity. They had difficulty producing not only to satisfy their food needs, but also for sale. In this locality, the arrival of the “Tylay” approach has helped to restore confidence to farmers a

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Documentary: Burkinabè organic cotton facing the challenge of transformation

AgribusinessTV June 10, 2022 1235 No Comments

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The cotton produced in Burkina Faso respects the environmental and sanitary protocols. This gives it the label of ecological cotton or organic cotton. With nearly 11,000 producers, 12,000 tons of cotton are produced per year. But only 2% of this production is processed locally. Faced with the lack of valorisation of th

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Burkina Faso: Maggots to better feed your poultry

AgribusinessTV November 9, 2021 1615 No Comments

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Maggots are a natural source of animal protein for livestock. Justin ZOMBRE seized this opportunity by producing and marketing these larvae as an alternative to expensive imported foods. His ambition is to expand his business by producing other types of flies that are even more nutritious. “We are in the process

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Burkina Faso: An agricultural and food initiation camp for children

AgribusinessTV November 2, 2021 1588 No Comments

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In Ouagadougou, a holiday camp like no other has seen the day. Its particularity: to introduce children to agriculture, livestock farming and cooking. Called AGRI-KIDS, the goal of this camp is to enable children to express their talents and teach them to be independent. In addition to basic activities, children also h

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Burkina Faso: Bringing local products closer to consumers

AgribusinessTV August 4, 2020 1507 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, local producers face difficulties in selling their products, which creates income problems. With the aim of addressing this problem, Rachidiatou BADINI and Eliane MINOUNGOU, beneficiary of the IDEAL Project, had the idea of using ICTs to promote these local products. Today, in addition to online sales,

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Second chance

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 3150 No Comments

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Bouba Gamsonré was a victim of schizophrenia 15 years ago when he was in Cote d’Ivoire. Suddenly he became violent with himself and started wandering around the city. He was living on the street, and he no longer had contact with family and society. While being on a field visit, some volunteers of the SAULER Read More