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Burkina Faso: A farmer passionate about technology

AgribusinessTV June 6, 2023 1507 No Comments

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A financial engineer by profession, Josias KÉRÉ has a passion for agriculture and technology. He was interested to try hydroponics production for better management of water and produce more in a smaller space. This led him to a training in France, after which he returned to Burkina Faso to start his company, Agri Min

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Burkina Faso: Students and crop producers

AgribusinessTV May 30, 2023 1432 No Comments

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Aida SERÉ is a student in Seed Selection and Conservation. With her classmates, she got the idea of setting up a vegetable garden to put her knowledge into practice. Over time, they began to sell fresh vegetables and leaves, even during the dry season. At first, they encountered difficulties with access to land, but t

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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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Burkina Faso: Agricultural processors and producers from the Centre-East on a study tour in Ouagadougou

AgribusinessTV April 25, 2023 2615 No Comments

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The PTRE-FJ project organised a study tour to Ouagadougou for exchange of skills between women processors and agricultural producers in the Centre-East. This trip enabled the participants to discover new, simpler and more beneficial methods to improve their activities. In this infomercial, discover the opinions of the

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Burkina Faso: Biodigester effluent, a little-known treasure for producers

AgribusinessTV April 21, 2023 860 No Comments

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After being trained on the manufacture of agricultural inputs, Aminata OUÉDRAOGO decided to start her business. She accompanies rural communities in the installation and maintenance of biodigesters for the production of organic fertilisers and biological gas. Today, Aminata makes a living from her work and the produce

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Burkina Faso: Guided visits of farmer field schools to strengthen the skills of producers

AgribusinessTV April 18, 2023 1846 No Comments

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Farmers in the village of Lounga received training under SNV’s Pro-ARIDES project. They learned sowing techniques to better exploit their fields. In this infomercial, find out how the training went and what the participants said about it. AgribusinessTV #BurkinaFaso #Training #Agriculture

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Burkina Faso: Women united to produce compost

AgribusinessTV April 14, 2023 1568 No Comments

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The MUNYU Association regroups women who produce organic fertilizers for farmers. Its ambition is to promote the use of compost instead of chemical fertilizers that harm the land and the produce coming from it. In this video, discover the work of the women of the MUNYU Association. AgribusinessTV #BurkinaFaso #Women #c

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Burkina Faso: For a peaceful cohabitation between agricultural and mining activities

AgribusinessTV April 7, 2023 1584 No Comments

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The Mining Company (SOMISA) supported rural communities after the installation of the Sanbrado mine, through theoretical and practical training on improved seed production. In this documentary, the different actors of this training share their experiences. AgribusinessTV #BurkinaFaso #Documentary

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Burkina Faso: Processing to limit losses

AgribusinessTV April 4, 2023 2073 No Comments

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Jocelyne SOMÉ used to process tomato into puree for her own consumption. Over time, she realised that she was producing a lot, and decided to sell it to people who wanted it. She was then trained to improve the quality of her products and create her own brand. Today, despite her difficult start, she isRead More

Burkina Faso: A watchman turned entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV March 14, 2023 1769 No Comments

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Amadou SANA learned how to make soap with his mother. With his savings that he had by working as a watchman, he decided to venture into the production and marketing of soap by launching his company, “Wend-Yiida Cosmetics”. Despite the difficulties that he faced, he preferred to believe in his dreams and kep

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