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Burkina Faso: Soaring fertilizer prices, these endogenous solutions to exploit

AgribusinessTV September 9, 2022 2145 No Comments

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This year, Burkinabe farmers are facing an increase in the price of mineral fertilizer. Depending on the city, the price of a 50-kilo bag varies between 34,000 and 37,500 FCFA , whereas in previous years the price was set between 15,000 and 17,500 FCFA. In terms of alternatives to the scarcity and inaccessibility of mi

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Burkina Faso: From geologist to local rice processor

AgribusinessTV September 6, 2022 1735 No Comments

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After a literary baccalaureate at the Prytanée Militaire of Kadiogo in 2012, Nassif KOAMA flew to Montreal, Canada, to pursue his studies in Geology. As soon as he obtained his Bachelor’s degree, he returned to Burkina Faso to realise his dream: to become a great entrepreneur in the agribusiness field. Nassif KO

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Burkina Faso: Local milk in Burkina Faso

AgribusinessTV September 1, 2022 1542 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, national milk production is lower than the market demand. Over the years, the need for milk has been increasing. However, the country has enough potential to increase the level of production. According to Issa SAWADOGO, Director General of Animal Productions at the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Resou

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Burkina Faso: The benefits of red goat’s milk

AgribusinessTV August 30, 2022 2796 No Comments

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Originating from Niger, precisely from Maradi in the south, the red goat is recognisable with its characteristics which are among others its coat, its abundant fur resembling woolly sheep and its size superior to local goats. Considered as a milking goat, the red goat produces about 1.5 litres per day. A higher milk pr

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Try it at home: “Made in Benin” soy milk

AgribusinessTV August 26, 2022 2234 No Comments

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It is well known that to make yoghurt, processors use animal-based milk such as cow’s milk, goat’s milk or camel’s milk. But, it is also possible to make it with soya milk. When properly processed, soy is beneficial to health. In Benin, Capella DOVONOU, Founder of Saveurs Nouvelles, a food start-up ma

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Burkina Faso: Initiatives supporting local milk production

AgribusinessTV August 23, 2022 2004 No Comments

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To develop the dairy sector in Burkina Faso, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Resources and Fisheries, through its Animal Production Department, has undertaken several actions. The Ministry is working to increase animal production by crossing local breeds with imported breeds in order to have cross-breeds capable of

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Burkina Faso: Artificial insemination to boost dairy farming

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2022 6681 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, the mission of the National Centre for the Multiplication of Performing Animals (CEMAP) is to promote milk production. The centre takes semen from milk-producing breeds imported from Europe and then implants them into local breeds that have the potential for resistance and adaptation. This process, cal

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Try it at home: Gapal, a traditional Fulani dessert

AgribusinessTV August 9, 2022 2427 No Comments

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A traditional dish representing the Fulani cultural identity in Burkina Faso, gapal is made from cereals and yoghurt. In this video, discover the steps of preparation of this healthy dish, generally consumed as dessert.

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Getting together to better process local milk

AgribusinessTV August 2, 2022 1932 No Comments

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In 1993, with the help of the Ministry in charge of breeding and animal health actors, dairy farmers in the northern region of Burkina Faso, in Ouahigouya, decided to set up a mini-dairy, currently managed by Adama Ibrahim DIALLO. The unit went from processing five liters of milk per day to a production capacity of Read More

Burkina Faso: Conserving onions to reduce losses

AgribusinessTV July 19, 2022 2147 No Comments

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In the past, many onion producers would store their onions, so as to sell them over a longer period and make a profit. During this phase, many of them saw their production reduced because the onion rotted. This caused a lot of losses. They were not able to obtain the cost of production by sellingRead More