Tag: agriculture

Testimonial: Grâce-Marlène, Benin

AgribusinessTV April 12, 2018 1912 No Comments

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Agribusiness TV will soon celebrate its two years! To learn about the impact of our work, we went back to interview some entrepreneurs who were featured in our videos. Here’s Grâce-Marlène GNINTOUNGBE, from #Benin who kicks off this series!

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Guinea: Coffee of Fouta Djallon

AgribusinessTV April 3, 2018 2287 No Comments

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After University, some youths took over an abandoned coffee plantation. Mamadou Bhoye BAH was still at University when this idea came to him. Along with his friends, they created a cooperative, and ventured into potato production. Later, they grew cowpea, maize, and then they started with coffee. Coffee was an interest

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Cote d’Ivoire: Intelligent field management with drones

AgribusinessTV March 27, 2018 2675 No Comments

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Aboubacar KARIM, an engineer in agricultural economics develops services for an intelligent management of agricultural plots. Aboubacar developed a passion for agriculture since he was in secondary school. This eventually led him to choose studies in agricultural economics in Canada. After his studies and his diploma i

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Burkina Faso: The vegetable producer of Boulmiougou

AgribusinessTV March 20, 2018 2478 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

Cameroon: Conquering the maize value chain

AgribusinessTV February 27, 2018 2295 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

Senegal: Remarkable transition of a football player

AgribusinessTV February 13, 2018 2772 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 2306 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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Guinea: The big dreams of Boubacar

AgribusinessTV December 12, 2017 2300 No Comments

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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 7706 15 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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Benin: The trio of inventors-innovators

AgribusinessTV November 21, 2017 3187 No Comments

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Franck, Francis and Calixte are passionate about creating things. In Benin, they are conceiving different technologies for food and agriculture. Frank and Francis are twin brothers. While they were at school itself, they started vegetable production at the back of their house through the financial support of an acquain

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