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Burundi: Turning a weed into a sustainable source of income

AgribusinessTV March 8, 2023 1618 No Comments

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On Lake Tanganyika in Burundi, water hyacinth is harmful to biodiversity. Kathia Gretta IRADUKUNDA, through her company, “Hyacinth Art House”, has found a profitable way to fight against these plants, by using them for the manufacture of art objects. Thanks to this company, several women, with whom she coll

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Congo: Beekeeping, an opportunity for the forests of the Congo

AgribusinessTV March 3, 2023 1744 No Comments

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In the Loudima forest in southern Congo, beekeeping is an activity that allows many people to live and ensure the growth of the forests. Unfortunately, conflicts between farmers and beekeepers create situations that are unfavourable to the survival of bees. In this video, discover the importance of beekeeping for peopl

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Burkina Faso: Genetics to increase performance in pig farming

AgribusinessTV March 1, 2023 2031 No Comments

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On 24 February 2023, a public conference was organised by the Plateau-Central Pig Innovation Platform in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. This event enabled the actors in this sector to discover the solutions and services of AXIOM, a French company specialised in pig genetics. T he organisers of the conference are convinced

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Burkina Faso: Livestock salt licks made from local ingredients

AgribusinessTV February 28, 2023 1746 No Comments

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Abdel Latif OUÉDRAOGO stopped his studies when he was in secondary school to learn how to make livestock salt licks. In 2018, he started his company, AFABLE, which offers salt licks made from local ingredients for breeders. Four years later, Abdel Latif was able to install new premises with modern equipment imported f

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Burkina Faso : Infant cereals with local flavours

AgribusinessTV February 21, 2023 1738 No Comments

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Placide BAMOGO is the founder of a company called Arostel Trade. She is involved in the production of infant cereals made from local ingredients. She ventured into this activity following a personal experience, whereby her child was suffering from malnutrition and she had to learn how to prepare infant cereals for a co

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Burkina Faso: A carpenter specialised in poultry cages

AgribusinessTV February 7, 2023 2091 No Comments

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After primary school, Hugues MINOUNGOU went to pursue professional training in carpentry. Following his eight-year apprenticeship, he started his own business by manufacturing furniture like others were doing. But the sales were low and he struggled to make a living. Through some online research, he discovered that in

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Burkina Faso: A lawyer, he earns his living by plucking poultry

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2023 3571 No Comments

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During his stay in Morocco for his studies in Law, Mohamed NABI was seduced by the efficient mechanism that butcher shops are equipped with. Back in Burkina Faso, Mohamed and his collaborators launched “TOP Chicken” in Ouagadougou. It’s a unit for slaughtering and plucking poultry to provide Burkinab

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Burkina Faso: Poultry farming without chemicals

AgribusinessTV January 18, 2023 1799 No Comments

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Roland BOUDA learned breeding with his grandmother during holidays. Subsequently, he trained himself and followed online and face-to-face trainings. After the training, Roland went into poultry production. He thus created “Champion Agrobusiness” in Burkina Faso, with university aid granted by the National F

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Burkina Faso: Graphic designer and passionate about pig farming

AgribusinessTV January 11, 2023 2007 No Comments

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From an early age, Modeste BONTOGHO learned pig breeding, thanks to his father. Now a professional graphic designer, he continues this activity in Roumtenga, a village in Burkina Faso. Modeste started his production with pigs of the “Large White” breed, better known for their big size. He made a mix with a

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Burkina Faso: A champion of smoked chicken

AgribusinessTV December 14, 2022 1651 No Comments

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After obtaining his baccalaureate in 2018, in Burkina Faso, Modibo Ben Idriss SOW began his studies in Law. While at University, he decided to venture into entrepreneurship and start poultry breeding. With the financial support received from his relatives, in addition to university aid, Modibo launched “Volaille

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