Tag: Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso: For a peaceful cohabitation between agricultural and mining activities

AgribusinessTV April 7, 2023 1157 No Comments

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The Mining Company (SOMISA) supported rural communities after the installation of the Sanbrado mine, through theoretical and practical training on improved seed production. In this documentary, the different actors of this training share their experiences. AgribusinessTV #BurkinaFaso #Documentary

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Burkina Faso: A watchman turned entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV March 14, 2023 1151 No Comments

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Amadou SANA learned how to make soap with his mother. With his savings that he had by working as a watchman, he decided to venture into the production and marketing of soap by launching his company, “Wend-Yiida Cosmetics”. Despite the difficulties that he faced, he preferred to believe in his dreams and kep

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Burkina Faso: A carpenter specialised in poultry cages

AgribusinessTV February 7, 2023 1307 No Comments

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After primary school, Hugues MINOUNGOU went to pursue professional training in carpentry. Following his eight-year apprenticeship, he started his own business by manufacturing furniture like others were doing. But the sales were low and he struggled to make a living. Through some online research, he discovered that in

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Burkina Faso: A lawyer, he earns his living by plucking poultry

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2023 2998 No Comments

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During his stay in Morocco for his studies in Law, Mohamed NABI was seduced by the efficient mechanism that butcher shops are equipped with. Back in Burkina Faso, Mohamed and his collaborators launched “TOP Chicken” in Ouagadougou. It’s a unit for slaughtering and plucking poultry to provide Burkinab

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Burkina Faso: Poultry farming without chemicals

AgribusinessTV January 18, 2023 1270 No Comments

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Roland BOUDA learned breeding with his grandmother during holidays. Subsequently, he trained himself and followed online and face-to-face trainings. After the training, Roland went into poultry production. He thus created “Champion Agrobusiness” in Burkina Faso, with university aid granted by the National F

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Burkina Faso: Graphic designer and passionate about pig farming

AgribusinessTV January 11, 2023 1525 No Comments

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From an early age, Modeste BONTOGHO learned pig breeding, thanks to his father. Now a professional graphic designer, he continues this activity in Roumtenga, a village in Burkina Faso. Modeste started his production with pigs of the “Large White” breed, better known for their big size. He made a mix with a

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Burkina Faso: From nursing to pig farming

AgribusinessTV December 14, 2022 1901 No Comments

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In Ziniaré, in the Plateau-Central region of Burkina Faso, Habibou SAWADOGO, a nurse by training works in pig farming. After buying a plot and an internship on another producer’s farm, she started her production with four pregnant sows in 2010. Today, her production is estimated at around 325 pigs. Habibou aims

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Burkina Faso: A champion of smoked chicken

AgribusinessTV December 14, 2022 1185 No Comments

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After obtaining his baccalaureate in 2018, in Burkina Faso, Modibo Ben Idriss SOW began his studies in Law. While at University, he decided to venture into entrepreneurship and start poultry breeding. With the financial support received from his relatives, in addition to university aid, Modibo launched “Volaille

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Burkina Faso: From law to the food industry

AgribusinessTV November 15, 2022 1374 No Comments

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In 2018, Gaël PAKOTOGO, holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation, worked in an Indian company distributing imported agri-food products. He noticed that the Burkinabe population were more interested in local products. After he left the company, he took part in a business plan competition, and subm

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Burkina Faso: Youth, woman and seed producer

AgribusinessTV November 9, 2022 1341 No Comments

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Together with her father, Franceline NOBA launched the Company and Promoter of Modern Agricultural Products (EPAM) in 2012. EPAM is involved in the production and marketing of vegetable and cereal seeds. The company also conduct trainings with individuals, projects and programmes. As General Manager of the company, Fra

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