Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: Natural fruit juice for better health

AgribusinessTV October 28, 2020 1050 No Comments

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Olivia OUANGRAOUA is the founder of Sichem International, a production unit that transforms local fruits and vegetables into juices and natural syrup in Burkina Faso. In addition to contributing to the well-being of consumers, this company creates jobs for vulnerable women. “Our products are carefully selected fo

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Burkina Faso: Valorising local clothing

AgribusinessTV October 22, 2020 1073 No Comments

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After a post-graduate diploma in audit, Carole SANHOUIDI ventured into handicrafts by creating FemFaso, a brand that promotes the local Faso Danfani, woven by women. This decision was not easily accepted by her family, who saw a bright future for Carole in the field of her studies. With perseverance, Carole managed to

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Burkina Faso: Mam Sank, champion of Burkinabè dishes.

AgribusinessTV October 20, 2020 1063 No Comments

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Mariam SANKARA, better known as “Mam Sank”, is a young entrepreneur who despite of various challenges, has managed to make a place for herself in the restaurant business in Burkina Faso. She brings a special touch in the food industry by preparing and selling only local dishes. “We, as young people, h

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Burkina Faso: Lawyer and producer of edible mushrooms

AgribusinessTV October 15, 2020 1062 No Comments

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Edible mushrooms are less known and consumed by Burkinabè. Aïcha Deborah TRAORE and her partners ventured into the production of this “vegetarian white meat” to make it known and be integrated into the eating habits of Burkinabè. To succeed in this field, she followed a training in Benin, which allowed h

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Burkina Faso: Heirs of the “babenda”

AgribusinessTV October 13, 2020 1076 No Comments

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After the death of their mother, who used to prepare babenda, a traditional dish from Burkina Faso, the Billa siblings took over the activity to (re)valorise the dish and cherish memories of their parents. The innovation that they brought is that they advertise online on Facebook and Whatsapp and their customers order

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Burkina Faso: A champion of forage crops

AgribusinessTV October 8, 2020 1055 No Comments

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The production of forage crops is a field which is less exploited, but is very lucrative. In Burkina Faso, Hamadou BOUGOUMPIGA seized this opportunity by becoming a forage crop producer. “What I have to say to the younger generation is to encourage them and call them to look at the land as well. Maybe we Read More

Burkina Faso: APISAVANA, honey from the flowers of the savannah

AgribusinessTV September 22, 2020 363 No Comments

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“10 years ago, 15 years ago, if I was told it was possible, I was going to say it was a dream. Today it has become a reality. When man wants something, he can mark his future quite simply by taking action,” says Desiré Marie YAMEOGO. Desiré Marie YAMEOGO is the president of the NGORead More

Burkina Faso : Woman and pig farmer

AgribusinessTV September 18, 2020 560 No Comments

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Kadi Clarisse OUEDRAOGO is a young woman and pig producer, who despite prejudices has managed to make a place for herself in the sector. “My ambitions are to expand the farm and also do crop production. You can see that I also use corn and some things that I can produce myself. I have sevenRead More

Burkina Faso: A cooperative to boost the village poultry farming

AgribusinessTV August 31, 2020 1100 No Comments

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Rodolphe Zan forms a cooperative to help poultry farmers in Wayalgui to better organise themselves and take good care of their birds. This cooperative has received support from the iDEAL Burkina project through training on the use of ICTs, and allocation of computer equipment. “It was very beneficial because we w

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Burkina Faso: Social networks to strengthen market linkages

AgribusinessTV August 26, 2020 1071 No Comments

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“In fact, the problem wasn’t production. It was marketing, which was causing us difficulties,” says Sayouba Sawadogo, agripreneur of the iDEAL Burkina project. One of the difficulties encountered by agricultural entrepreneurs is the marketing of their produce. To overcome this problem, the iDEAL project gives

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