Tag: entrepreneurship

Burkina Faso: Village poultry producers and vaccinators

AgribusinessTV November 23, 2020 423 No Comments

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To reduce poultry mortality rate, Hélène and Rakiswiligré KABRÉ were trained as volunteer village poultry vaccinators in Nandiala, Burkina Faso. While being poultry producers themselves, they vaccinate chickens for other producers in their village in their spare time. Thanks to these activities, they are currently

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Animal welfare during transport

AgribusinessTV November 19, 2020 1340 No Comments

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Animals are very often transported in conditions that don’t guarantee their welfare. For their welfare, they must be transported under appropriate conditions, according to well-established protocols. Madi SEBGO, livestock technician, and Rodrigue Nemsida NANA, lawyer, share their views on this subject.

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Tips: How to choose your beehive and harvest honey?

AgribusinessTV November 18, 2020 1338 No Comments

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To start beekeeping, you need to know the type of beehives to choose from. These vary depending on the beekeeping techniques, and the environment where they will be placed. Through these tips, Madi SEBGO, a beekeeper, explains how to choose a beehive and which techniques to use for harvesting honey.

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Burkina Faso: Paulin, the young trader of pedigree dogs

AgribusinessTV November 17, 2020 1356 No Comments

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The marketing of pedigree dogs is not a common activity in Burkina Faso. Paulin COMPAORÉ chose to venture into this business despite the prejudices of his friends. Today, he is the pride of his family. “It’s with the money from the sale of dogs that I paid for my schooling in high school. I paidRead More

Discovery: What is a good quality meat ?

AgribusinessTV November 16, 2020 288 No Comments

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Obtaining a good quality meat depends on biochemical processes that occur in the meat after slaughtering the animal. This process, called rigor mortis, is explained by Dr. Dieudonné TIALLA, Director General of the National School of Animal Husbandry and Health (ENESA) in Burkina Faso.

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Opinion: What is Animal Welfare?

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2020 815 No Comments

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What do professionals at the slaughterhouse and butchery think about animal welfare? According to Boukary DIALLO, a butcher in Ouahigouya, Burkina Faso, “when you eat in the morning, at noon, and in the evening, you must do everything to ensure that the animal also eats 3 times a day.” Find out more in this

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Opinion: What is Animal Welfare?

AgribusinessTV November 13, 2020 1348 No Comments

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Over time, an emotional bond is created between the farmer and his animals. Hamadou BOUGOUMPIGA, a dairy cattle farmer, shares this opinion. “It’s like family members because they all have names, all of them,” says Hamadou.

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Burkina Faso: Student and poultry farmer

AgribusinessTV November 12, 2020 1559 No Comments

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Being an entrepreneur, combining studies with business is a difficult task. Roger ZONGO, despite his mother’s reluctance, took up the challenge by creating his own company, “Claro Elavage”, which markets chicks, breeding equipment, and animal feed. “My ambitions are that in three to four years,

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Tips: How to reproduce catfish artificially?

AgribusinessTV November 11, 2020 1301 No Comments

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In fish farming, the reproduction of catfish is done artificially. Clovis REMEN, fish farmer, describes the different steps.

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Burkina Faso: A self-trained quail farmer

AgribusinessTV November 10, 2020 1487 No Comments

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An excellent way to increase your income, quail farming can be practised on a small or large scale. Hamed ZAMTAKO, a computer scientist by training, is now a quail farmer. He is self-trained and currently owns more than 5,000 heads in his backyard. “I have sold thousands of eggs. Currently, my orders range from 1

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