Tag: cotton

Documentary: Burkinabè organic cotton facing the challenge of transformation

AgribusinessTV June 10, 2022 1617 No Comments

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The cotton produced in Burkina Faso respects the environmental and sanitary protocols. This gives it the label of ecological cotton or organic cotton. With nearly 11,000 producers, 12,000 tons of cotton are produced per year. But only 2% of this production is processed locally. Faced with the lack of valorisation of th

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Burkina Faso: Animal feed for the local market

AgribusinessTV August 14, 2018 3670 No Comments

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Maazou MAIGA is an agronomist and government official. In parallel, he runs a cattle feed manufacturing unit. In Fada N’Gourma, a town in the East of Burkina Faso, Maazou comes from a family involved in livestock breeding and trade. Since his childhood, he is used to help in the family business, notably by collecting

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Burkina Faso: Working with the Burkinabè cotton

AgribusinessTV June 12, 2018 3853 No Comments

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François Premier Yameogo, a renowned International fashion designer, launched a semi-industrial cotton processing unit in Burkina Faso. The story of François with cotton dates back to the 80’s when the former President of Burkina Faso, Thomas Sankara, was presenting the outfit he and his delegation were wearing at

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