Tag: agriculture

Burkina Faso: Maggots to better feed your poultry

AgribusinessTV November 9, 2021 1071 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 1084 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 1324 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 2518 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 1600 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 1944 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 586 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 2166 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 2328 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 2991 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