Tag: entrepreneurship

Burkina Faso: Financial self-sufficiency thanks to rabbits

AgribusinessTV June 18, 2024 1015 No Comments

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It is with full of hope that Omar LINGANI, after obtaining his Bachelor’s degree enrolled at the university. However, doubts about his future arose when he noticed the impressive number of students. He then had the idea of starting a poultry farming business. His company, “Lingani’s Elevage”, sp

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Burkina Faso: A defender of local products

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2024 1064 No Comments

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With her degree in agri-food processing in hand, Monique YARA decided to set up her own business, “Gilmoni”. The company specialises in the processing and marketing of pre-cooked and non-pre-cooked fonio, maize flour, groundnut paste, spices, attiéké and more. The particularity of this company is that all

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Burkina Faso: Sweets enthusiast

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2024 1279 No Comments

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Aminata Kontiebo set up her own business, “Tasty Gourmandises”, after the company she worked for closed down. Her company offers a wide range of confectionery made mainly from local products, such as peanut caramel, toasted grated coconut, biscuits, “teedo” (baobab fruit biscuit) and toffee. Self-taught

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Burkina Faso : Mechanising peanut processing

AgribusinessTV March 26, 2024 1393 No Comments

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Sylvain CONGO is a born entrepreneur. From selling water to running a fast food restaurant, he now runs a peanut production and processing business. He has understood that the processing of peanuts is not linked to gender. So he made it his business. His company, “Arapiko”, offers a wide range of peanut-bas

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Burkina Faso: The strength to bounce back

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2024 1411 No Comments

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Formerly a project coordinator in an NGO, Yvette OUÉDRAOGO’s adventure in Lebanon turned into a nightmare. Her life has not been easy. However, she was able to learn from her many misadventures. Returning home after three years in exile, she launched her own agri-food business, Ligne de Vie. The company speciali

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Burkina Faso: A determined rabbit farmer

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2024 1533 No Comments

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Harouna COMPAORÉ ventured into rabbit farming in 2016. At that time, there were not many breeders specialised in this type of farming, and he learned as he went along. Over time, he encountered several occasions where he lost almost all of his rabbits. However, he remained determined and never hesitated to start again

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Burkina Faso: He succeeds through poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 16, 2024 587 No Comments

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Blaise ZONGO left his job to venture into poultry production. To establish a marketing channel for the chickens he produces, he initiated a grill house with a specialty in garlic-grilled chicken. Presently, his grilled chicken is highly acclaimed by customers, and he is pleased with the progress achieved. He shared his

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Burkina Faso: He produces corn juice

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2024 1608 No Comments

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In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, the company, “Entreprise TRAORÉ et Fils”, specialises in the processing of cereals, tubers and non-wood products. The manager, Yaya TRAORÉ, shares his experience in juice production, particularly the famous maize juice. Initially run by his mother, then passed on to the so

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Burkina Faso: A school dropout, he succeeds in the soy industry

AgribusinessTV November 30, 2023 1642 No Comments

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Daniel ABONGTÉ is the founder of “Terre Africaine”, a company specialised in soybean production and processing. After dropping out of school, Daniel overcame obstacles to become a successful entrepreneur. In his factory, he processes 10 tonnes of soya every day, working with a network of 460 producers. His

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Discovery: A motorbike transformed into a farm equipment

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2023 1597 No Comments

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Cultivating the soil with traditional power tillers involves walking behind the machine by hand, a problem that farmers are seeking to solve in order to increase the efficiency of their operations. Ousmane KABORÉ, founder of the “Société de Recherche et de Conception”, has come up with an ingenious solut

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