Tag: agriculture

Second chance

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1172 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

Do more together, towards inclusion: Eye care

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1134 No Comments

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Yanny Dembélé is a farmer and lost his eyesight three years ago when he was 67 years old. Since then, he became completely inactive. His family supported him in this difficult phase, but he was completely dependent on others and was discouraged. Thanks to the intervention of the Project for the Support of the Develop

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Gardens of survival

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1178 No Comments

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After an injury, Mamouna Ouedraogo had to have her left foot amputated. Her husband abandoned her and her three children, and she found herself completely dependent on her parents. Due to inactivity, she was having bad thoughts all day long, and life was not easy. One day, she got in touch with CBM agents andRead More

SAHEL: Digitalisation for an agriculture which is climate-smart and more attractive to youth

AgribusinessTV June 17, 2019 163 No Comments

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On 17 and 18 April 2019, the regional Conference on Geodata for Water and Agriculture was held in Ouagadougou, on the theme: “IT services and geo-spatial data in the field of climate-smart agriculture: digitalisation to increase business opportunities and entrepreneurship of youth and women”. Organised by t

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Burkina Faso: Grow more and better with less water

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2019 1550 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, the long dry season rhymes less and less with idleness among farmers. Many are engaged in crop production, which is now one of the main income-generating activities during this period. But without training and lack of resources, many of them are facing difficulties. And the major constraint is the avai

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Burkina Faso: Giving a new life to degraded lands

AgribusinessTV June 3, 2019 1634 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, land degradation has become a serious threat to sustainable development. Denuded lands represent more than 24% of the total agricultural area. This phenomenon contributes to reducing the useful agricultural land and the level of production, thus plunging many producers into poverty to the point of push

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Togo: Drip irrigation to gain more

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2019 2112 No Comments

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In Kovié, in the south of Togo, the introduction of a drip irrigation system is changing the life of women vegetable growers. Access to water was a big challenge for the women. They had to walk several kilometres to get water and carry the bucket on their head. And the fact that it was a Read More

Burkina Faso: A weekly market for bio-based products

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2019 2070 No Comments

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Every Saturday from 09:00 to 13:00, there is a market of locally bio-based products, initiated by Mani Tese and ACRA, two Italian NGOs, to promote local products. For Mani Tese, supporting bio-based products is not just at the production level, but also at the level of marketing which allows the producer to get a profi

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Burkina Faso: Young people from Kiembara’s artisanal gold sites return to agriculture to restore degraded lands through innovative strategies

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2018 1799 No Comments

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In the Kiembara commune of Burkina Faso, the DRYDEV program has introduced technologies and innovations to recover degraded lands and improve productivity. This practice is attracting youth to agriculture!

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Burkina Faso: Better packaging to sell more

AgribusinessTV October 16, 2018 2398 No Comments

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Rihana TRAORE is a chartered accountant in the United States. In 2017, she created Diman-ni Organics, a company specialised in the marketing and distribution of processed agricultural products from Burkina Faso to international markets. According to Rihana, one of the main reasons why Burkinabè products are not availa

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