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Burkina Faso : Chasing unemployment with porridge

AgribusinessTV December 22, 2023 1473 No Comments

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Latifatou SAWADOGO holds a degree in transport and logistics. When she graduated, she was struggling to find a job, and it was during her search for jobs that the idea of setting up her own business was born. Set up in 2019, “Ma bouillie préférée” transforms cereals into porridge and couscous for infants

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Burkina Faso: Young producer of soumbala

AgribusinessTV September 26, 2023 546 No Comments

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With a degree in Marketing and Business Management, Oubratou SAKANDÉ embarked on her entrepreneurial journey in 2017. Her company, “Oubratou”, specialises in the production and marketing of soumbala, a spice made from néré seeds and widely used in Burkina Faso cuisine. It offers products such as soumbala

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Burkina Faso: Finding happiness among pigs

AgribusinessTV July 4, 2023 1453 No Comments

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After spending 15 years working for a platform that facilitates international voluntary work, Réné PODA decided to set up his own independent business. He set up the “Baukpai” farm. His speciality is pig breeding, with several breeds including “Berkshire” and “Large Black”. Each ye

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Burkina Faso: From teaching to poultry farming

AgribusinessTV May 10, 2023 1574 No Comments

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Honoré OUANGO took a leave from his job in the civil service to start a poultry farming and catering business. Despite the uncertainties and discouragements of his colleagues, he decided to make his dream come true. Today, he has several poultry farms and barbecue sites that employ young people. His activities have en

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Cassava in all its forms

AgribusinessTV December 8, 2016 5081 No Comments

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In Central Africa, cassava is considered as one of the strategic crops because of its contribution to food and nutrition security, as well as job creation, especially for women and youth. But at the same time, there are still many challenges along the cassava value chain at the level of production, post-harvest managem

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