Tag: agriculture

Organic chocolate for the local market

AgribusinessTV July 8, 2016 1466 No Comments

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Natalie KPANTE is a graduate in sociology. In 2013, she created with five other young people, CHOCO TOGO, a cooperative that produces and markets organic chocolate. The story started when Natalie and her colleagues attended a training on agricultural entrepreneurship in the framework of a project called “Fair Young S

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Exploring the potential of drones for agriculture

AgribusinessTV July 5, 2016 1402 No Comments

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The use of drones for agriculture, a passing fad or a real potential? Guy Mouofo has his small ideas. A fan of drones, he is promoting their use among farmers in the North-West of Cameroon.

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Taming the coconut juice

AgribusinessTV June 6, 2016 1434 No Comments

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Chérif AKEDJOU, holder of a degree in marketing, ventured into the production and marketing of bottled coconut water in 2012. Despite the reluctance of his parents who wanted him to get a “more decent” work. Chérif saw the potential of coconut juice as a product and there was a demand for it on the market. Read More

Taking over the family enterprise

AgribusinessTV June 1, 2016 2390 No Comments

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Halatou DEM holds a degree in finance. In 2011, she took over “Danaya Cereals”, an enterprise involved in the transformation and marketing of agricultural products founded by her mother in 1992. Her ambition is to do better than her mother, thanks to her academic competencies. She has worked on the restructuration

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Crowdfunding, lessons from a success

AgribusinessTV May 19, 2016 2433 No Comments

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Jean Ehui Delmas, an ICT for development specialist, ambitions to put ICTs at the service of agriculture. Faced by lack of finance, he organised a crowdfunding campaign on the Internet in 2015 that enabled him to raise fund to launch “Lôr Bouôr”, an integrated platform connecting actors of the agricultural world.

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Organic from father to son

AgribusinessTV May 17, 2016 1708 No Comments

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In the Savadogo family, the engagement for organic agriculture is transmitted from father to son. Claude Arsène Savadogo holds two Masters degrees. One in rural economy and agro-enterprises, and another one in economics, project finance and public policies. With these, he could have easily found a job in the public or

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