Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: The pyramid for soilless culture takes off

AgribusinessTV February 4, 2020 1212 No Comments

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One year after its official launch, Kevin DOAMBA’s pyramid for soilless culture has improved and is proving to be successful with populations. Kevin has been solicited by several people who want to acquire his structure for soilless culture of crops. Those who have tested the product, especially women, affirm tha

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Second chance

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1272 No Comments

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Bouba Gamsonré was a victim of schizophrenia 15 years ago when he was in Cote d’Ivoire. Suddenly he became violent with himself and started wandering around the city. He was living on the street, and he no longer had contact with family and society. While being on a field visit, some volunteers of the SAULER Read More

Do more together, towards inclusion: Eye care

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1162 No Comments

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Yanny Dembélé is a farmer and lost his eyesight three years ago when he was 67 years old. Since then, he became completely inactive. His family supported him in this difficult phase, but he was completely dependent on others and was discouraged. Thanks to the intervention of the Project for the Support of the Develop

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Socio-economic reinsertion

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1247 No Comments

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After contracting measles at the age of 10, Irénée Traoré had lost sight. His life changed drastically and he could no ore play with his classmates, or walk around. In 2018, with the support of OCADES and CBM through the Project of Support for the Development of Eye Health in Mouhoun (PADESOM), he was trained Read More

Healthy ears and communication for all

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1178 No Comments

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Ousmane Nacoulma had an ear disease called otitis when he was two years old. His parents tried to treat him with traditional medicine, but it was not successful. They then turned to modern medicine. Despite the treatment, Ousmane had difficulty hearing and this affected his studies. He passed his primary school exams w

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Gardens of survival

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 1259 No Comments

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After an injury, Mamouna Ouedraogo had to have her left foot amputated. Her husband abandoned her and her three children, and she found herself completely dependent on her parents. Due to inactivity, she was having bad thoughts all day long, and life was not easy. One day, she got in touch with CBM agents andRead More

SAHEL: Digitalisation for an agriculture which is climate-smart and more attractive to youth

AgribusinessTV June 17, 2019 198 No Comments

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On 17 and 18 April 2019, the regional Conference on Geodata for Water and Agriculture was held in Ouagadougou, on the theme: “IT services and geo-spatial data in the field of climate-smart agriculture: digitalisation to increase business opportunities and entrepreneurship of youth and women”. Organised by t

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Burkina Faso: Transform locally to boost production

AgribusinessTV June 14, 2019 598 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, less than 20% of agro-sylvo-pastoral products are processed. This low level of processing not only increases the risk of post-harvest losses, but limits income opportunities for local stakeholders. To address this issue, the Drylands Development Programme (DryDev), through its implementing partners, SN

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Burkina Faso: Grow more and better with less water

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2019 1618 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, the long dry season rhymes less and less with idleness among farmers. Many are engaged in crop production, which is now one of the main income-generating activities during this period. But without training and lack of resources, many of them are facing difficulties. And the major constraint is the avai

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Burkina Faso: Giving a new life to degraded lands

AgribusinessTV June 3, 2019 1699 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, land degradation has become a serious threat to sustainable development. Denuded lands represent more than 24% of the total agricultural area. This phenomenon contributes to reducing the useful agricultural land and the level of production, thus plunging many producers into poverty to the point of push

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