Tag: agriculture

Benin: The fruity and spicy liquor

AgribusinessTV February 6, 2018 3343 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 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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Benin: The trio of inventors-innovators

AgribusinessTV November 21, 2017 4057 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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Régis EZIN: “Failure is still a beautiful thing when you know how to take advantage of it”

AgribusinessTV November 7, 2017 2445 No Comments

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Regis EZIN is a serial entrepreneur from Benin. While he has had many successes, Regis has also known failures in his career. In this video, he tells us about one of his initiatives that did not work very well, but he learned a lot from the experience.

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Kenya: Low cost organic fertilizer from farm waste

AgribusinessTV September 19, 2017 1293 3 Comments

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Samuel Wanderi RIGU is the founder of Safi Organics Limited, a company that manufactures a low cost organic fertilizer from crops’ waste. Samuel saw that farmers were using expensive fertilizers to increase their yield, but instead the yield was decreasing. For him, this was inacceptable and he had to bring a solutio

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Burkina Faso : Catching up with Richard Mone

AgribusinessTV August 15, 2017 3172 1 Comment

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One year later, we went to visit Richard Moné on his farm in Loumbila, Burkina Faso. Richard is one of the first agricultural entrepreneur on whom Agribusiness TV did a video in 2016. “I think that as an entrepreneur, there is nothing more satisfying than an organisation such as Agribusiness TV comes to us to Read More

Premium quality “Kluiklui”

AgribusinessTV August 4, 2017 3069 No Comments

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According to Regis, “entrepreneurs are not in a race against each other. It is a personal race to improve yourself. It is not about comparing yourself to others, it is about being the best version of you. You have to remind yourself every day that you have the opportunity to get closer to fulfilling yourRead More

Demystifying Strawberry Production in Senegal

AgribusinessTV July 11, 2017 4589 No Comments

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Souleymane AGNE is a Horticultural Technician. In 2016, he ventured into the production of organic strawberries through his enterprise, BIO-AGRIPÔLES. Strawberry production is not common in Senegal. And after doing a trial, Souleymane saw that it was possible to grow this fruit in the country. In 2016, he decided to v

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A newspaper to inform and train farmers

AgribusinessTV July 4, 2017 2792 No Comments

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In Cameroon, farmers have their own newspaper: The Farmer’s Voice. More than just a simple information tool, this monthly newspaper is a companion for many farmers in times of struggle. “I am growing tomato because The Farmer’s Voice showed me where to get agro-chemical products, what are the diseases that common

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