Tag: entrepreneurship

Mali: Maya, to save time in the kitchen

AgribusinessTV October 9, 2018 3675 No Comments

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Seynabou DIENG TRAORE has a degree in communication. Through her company, “Maya Agroalimentaire”, she offers various marinades and organic spices ready to serve. When Seynabou came back to Mali in 2015, she noticed that other working women were consuming of lot of imported products. Local products were available bu

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Burkina Faso: Animal feed for the local market

AgribusinessTV August 14, 2018 3831 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: A pyramid for soilless culture

AgribusinessTV July 24, 2018 1452 No Comments

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Kevin DOAMBA is a graduate in animal production. He has developed a pyramid that combines crop production, poultry and fish farming. Kevin’s observation was that in Burkina Faso, farmers are dependent on rainfall and with climate change, it does not rain like before. The pyramid system that he conceived enables the u

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Burkina Faso: Her fight against plastic bags

AgribusinessTV July 10, 2018 3513 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, Aïcha Traoré wants to replace plastic bags with paper bags. Aïcha saw how the use of plastic bags was becoming harmful to the environment. And she wanted to do something about it. Without any training, she learnt by herself to make paper bags. Today she has a business that works. “In 2017, Read More

Senegal: Organic cosmetics from Aloe Vera

AgribusinessTV July 3, 2018 2255 No Comments

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Fatou SARR is a graduate in computer network. She produces and transforms organic aloe vera into cosmetics and food supplements. Fatou inherited the passion for agriculture from her father. She started with the cultivation of chilli, green beans, melons and strawberries. Later, she turned to aloe vera production becaus

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Revolutionising rabbit farming in Benin

AgribusinessTV June 26, 2018 2064 4 Comments

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Aziz Sènan AGOSSOU is a graduate in animal production. In 2014, he ventured in to the production of exotic breeds of rabbits. At a young age, Aziz watched his older brother perform experiments, especially on rabbits. Later, after university, Aziz decided to start rabbit production, an activity which is still under-dev

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Testimonial: Daniele N’DA, Benin

AgribusinessTV June 19, 2018 2915 No Comments

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Daniele N’DA is a vegetable producer in Benin. She tells us about what happened after her video was featured on Agribusiness TV!

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Kenza Market, a display of “Made in Cameroon”

AgribusinessTV June 5, 2018 4649 No Comments

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Gaëlle KENFACK is a telecommunications engineer. After spending almost 10 years in Germany, she returned to Cameroon and created Kenza Market which distributes local agricultural products. The idea of Kenza Market came from Gaëlle’s experience in Germany. She wanted to bring the concept to Cameroon to valorise loca

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Guinea: A passion for poultry farming

AgribusinessTV May 29, 2018 1416 1 Comment

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Boubacar Dansoko is a graduate in business economics. Since 2012, he co-manages ENTRAEL, a farming company founded by his father. His father being the director of a state farm, Boubacar grew up around agriculture. And after his studies, he followed the steps of his father and joined the family business which comprises

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Burkina Faso: A range of local wild fruit juices

AgribusinessTV May 22, 2018 4613 No Comments

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Esther DIENDÉRÉ, a microbiologist, transforms wild fruits from Burkina Faso into juices of the brand “Glou”. Mrs. Diendéré got the idea to start an agro-processing enterprise at the time when she was teaching in high school. She started with a capital of 500,000 FCFA to engage in the processing of dairy product

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