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Benin: Edible snails, a booming business

AgribusinessTV November 22, 2022 2477 No Comments

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In Benin, several youths are involved in the production and processing of snails. This sector is profitable because the by-products of the snail such as the meat, slime, shell and viscera are sold. Roukayath LAURIANO, a dressmaker in the commune of Abonmey-Calavi, is a snail farmer. Her production, destined for consump

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Burkina Faso: Soaring fertilizer prices, these endogenous solutions to exploit

AgribusinessTV September 9, 2022 2002 No Comments

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This year, Burkinabe farmers are facing an increase in the price of mineral fertilizer. Depending on the city, the price of a 50-kilo bag varies between 34,000 and 37,500 FCFA , whereas in previous years the price was set between 15,000 and 17,500 FCFA. In terms of alternatives to the scarcity and inaccessibility of mi

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Burkina Faso: Grow more and better with less water

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2019 2996 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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