Tag: animal production

Burkina Faso: Local milk in Burkina Faso

AgribusinessTV September 1, 2022 1542 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, national milk production is lower than the market demand. Over the years, the need for milk has been increasing. However, the country has enough potential to increase the level of production. According to Issa SAWADOGO, Director General of Animal Productions at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Resou

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Burkina Faso: The benefits of red goat’s milk

AgribusinessTV August 30, 2022 2796 No Comments

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Originating from Niger, precisely from Maradi in the south, the red goat is recognisable with its characteristics which are among others its coat, its abundant fur resembling woolly sheep and its size superior to local goats. Considered as a milking goat, the red goat produces about 1.5 litres per day. A higher milk pr

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Burkina Faso: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 1627 No Comments

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Kevin DOAMBA is a graduate in animal production. He has developed a pyramid that combines crop production, poultry and fish farming. Kevin’s observation was that in Burkina Faso, farmers are dependent on rainfall and with climate change, it does not rain like before. The pyramid system that he conceived enables the u

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