Tag: Côte d’Ivoire

The Intensive Rice System (SRI), less expensive and more profitable

AgribusinessTV June 17, 2022 1137 No Comments

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More and more rice farmers in Africa are turning to the Intensive Rice System (SRI). This technique is beneficial to them because it reduces production costs and provides higher yields. The benefits of this technique have allowed producers such as Marcel YAO KOUAKOU to become known as a model rice producer in Côte d&#

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Cote d’Ivoire: Intelligent field management with drones

AgribusinessTV March 27, 2018 3428 No Comments

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Aboubacar KARIM, an engineer in agricultural economics develops services for an intelligent management of agricultural plots. Aboubacar developed a passion for agriculture since he was in secondary school. This eventually led him to choose studies in agricultural economics in Canada. After his studies and his diploma i

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Cote d’Ivoire: Fresh and natural fruit juice bar

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2018 393 No Comments

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Cynthia Aïssy ADÉDIRAN, is a graduate in marketing and communications. She has a great passion for fruits and vegetables. As a big fan of soft drinks, Cynthia used to drink them a lot and barely consumed water. At some point in time she was faced with some health issues and with the help of a dietician,Read More

Cote d’Ivoire: Pineapple, the heritage of the AKA family

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2017 3589 No Comments

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Jean-Baptiste ANGOUA produces over 80 tonnes of pineapples/year on a land of 35 ha. These pineapples are mainly destined for the local market. Inspired by his uncle, who is one of the largest pineapple producer in the country, Jean-Baptiste started his own farm when he left school. His objective is to be an even bigger

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Cote d’Ivoire: Student and aspiring agri-entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2017 3028 No Comments

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Marie-Therese TANOH is a student in Economics. Recently, she ventured into the production of cassava and vegetables. Marie-Therese got interested in agriculture following a course that she did on agricultural economics at University. She discovered the importance of the agriculture to her country’s economy and its ro

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Cote d’Ivoire: The queen of “garba”

AgribusinessTV September 5, 2017 3466 No Comments

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Justine YAO did not get the chance to go to school. She has transformed her sewing workshop into production site for cassava semolina called “attieke”. With her sewing business, Justine was not able to cater for the needs of her family and pay the house rent by the end of each month. Therefore, she started Read More

Cote d’Ivoire: Philosopher and cereal processor

AgribusinessTV August 8, 2017 2082 No Comments

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Aya Gazalo KOUASSI is a PhD student in philosophy. At the same time, she processes and sells maize, soybeans and rice. Gazalo ventured into cereal processing with her aunt. With time, she developed a passion for it and created her business, today known as “Gazalo Holding”. “With the ban on plastic packaging in Co

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A new future for farming in Cote d’Ivoire

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2017 2264 No Comments

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How will the future of agriculture look like in Cote d’ivoire? Watch this 12-minute report of FRANCE 24 – an investigation with Daniel Oulaï, Jean-Delmas Ehui from ICT4DEV, Cléophas Mosala from Agribusiness TV, and Julien Appia.

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Spouses and associates in poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2017 2137 No Comments

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Hervé DOMAGNI is a graduate in accounting. His wife, Ella Marcelle NÉNÉ is a communication graduate. After several years of unemployment, the couple ventured into poultry farming in Agnibilekrou. After his studies, Hervé was managing a telephone booth in Abidjan. But it was not profitable. One day, he decided to go

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Chily, mum’s recipe revisited

AgribusinessTV December 21, 2016 2203 No Comments

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Jacques Henri SIKA is inspired by a traditional family recipe. Four years ago, he has put on the market, a chilli with different seasonings. The mother of Jacques used to make chilli to offer to people as part of their custom. And Jacques saw a potential in commercialising it. He started the production, processing and<

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