Tag: entrepreneurship

Burkina Faso: A couple involved in poultry farming

AgribusinessTV September 19, 2023 1278 No Comments

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Nadjati OUÉDRAOGO and Lassanè SIMPORÉ are passionate about poultry farming, a passion that began at secondary school. Together, they run the Faso Cocorico poultry farm, which specialises in breeding improved local chickens, guinea fowl and turkeys. Thanks to training in poultry farming, they have acquired the necess

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Burkina Faso: The queen of honey

AgribusinessTV September 13, 2023 1270 No Comments

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Awa KAFANDO, a midwife by training, is the Founder of the “Miellerie Reine d’Abeille business”. She specialises in marketing products such as natural honey, propolis and beeswax. Her entrepreneurial idea was born after several unsuccessful attempts to join the civil service. Faced with these failures,

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Burkina Faso: Millet, a cereal with multiple benefits

AgribusinessTV September 6, 2023 1335 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, millet has much more than just nutritional value. It embodies resilience and plays an essential role in many traditional practices. Specialists often recommend millet flour-based porridges to restore the health of malnourished children, demonstrating its vital role in the well-being of the very young.

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Burkina Faso: A young and daring fish farmer

AgribusinessTV August 29, 2023 1316 No Comments

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After obtaining his BEPC (first secondary school diploma), François Yaam d’Assisse ILBOUDO set out to become an entrepreneur. Although his parents did not support him in this venture, as they wanted him to continue his studies, he went ahead and founded “Firme Yaam d’Assise”. This company speci

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Burkina Faso: Doctorate in Pharmacy and producer of “gapal”

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2023 1376 No Comments

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Adama DICKO is a doctoral student in Pharmacy and founder of the company “Gapal La Merveille”. She specialises in the production and marketing of “gapal”, a traditional dish made from yoghurt and millet. Adama DICKO learned to prepare gapal within the family. With financial support from her fath

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Burkina Faso: Grill cooks 2.0

AgribusinessTV August 4, 2023 1461 No Comments

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In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, a group of young people have set out to modernise grilled meat. Known as “grill cooks”., they add their own personal touch to the cooking of mutton, beef or chicken, setting themselves apart from the traditional sellers. In the upmarket Ouaga 2000 district, two young graduates,

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Burkina Faso: Drought-resistant sorghum varieties

AgribusinessTV August 3, 2023 1268 No Comments

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Faced with climatic challenges such as irregular rainy seasons and droughts, the Institute for the Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA) has developed improved varieties adapted to this difficult context. Recently, new varieties of improved sorghum seed have been registered, including “Soumbatimi”,

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Burkina Faso: Entrepreneur since the age of 9

AgribusinessTV July 25, 2023 1455 No Comments

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Alphonsine SABA has launched “La Meunière du Faso”, a company that processes peanut-based products. She offers peanut butter, peanut paste and coated peanuts. She started her business from home, but has now moved to more suitable premises and employs several young people and women. Her dream is to acquire

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Discovery: Focus on wheat varieties in Burkina Faso

AgribusinessTV July 20, 2023 1312 No Comments

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Dr. Zara NIKIÈMA is a Geneticist at INERA in Bobo-Dioulasso. In this video, she presents two improved wheat seed varieties, which are the “Kanz” and “Achtar”. These wheat varieties require soil rich in mineral matter, nitrogen and organic matter. An optimum yield of 10 tonnes per hectare requir

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Burkina Faso: Young school leavers in agriculture

AgribusinessTV July 14, 2023 1489 No Comments

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The Bapla Rural Promotion Centre in Burkina Faso offers agricultural training to young people who have left school. Former trainees such as Zéphirin KAMBIRÉ and Viviane KAMBIRÉ have acquired essential skills and knowledge to improve their farming practices and achieve better yields. However, the centre is finding it

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