Tag: Europe

Burkina Faso: The king of mangoes

AgribusinessTV June 27, 2023 1275 No Comments

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Issaka BOUGOUM is the founder of the company, “RANCH du KOBA”, specialised in the export of fruit and vegetables, particularly fresh and dried mangoes. He got into the business after finishing secondary school. The company exports around 2,500 tonnes of mangoes each year to Europe and North Africa. It has a

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SAHEL: Digitalisation for an agriculture which is climate-smart and more attractive to youth

AgribusinessTV June 17, 2019 1385 No Comments

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On 17 and 18 April 2019, the regional Conference on Geodata for Water and Agriculture was held in Ouagadougou, on the theme: “IT services and geo-spatial data in the field of climate-smart agriculture: digitalisation to increase business opportunities and entrepreneurship of youth and women”. Organised by t

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Burkina Faso: The vegetable producer of Boulmiougou

AgribusinessTV March 20, 2018 4398 No Comments

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Ali, former candidate of illegal migration to Europe, has reconverted to vegetable production in Boulmiougou, a region in the west of Ouagadougou. Ali’s father was into vegetable production, but he did not see it as a job. He wanted to migrate to Europe to have a better life. The idea of migrating came from the Read More

Cameroon: From helper to multi-millionaire farmer in 7 years

AgribusinessTV September 12, 2017 1913 1 Comment

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Auréol Sinclair MBAKOP is an agro-industry and food engineer. In 2010, he started the production of pineapple on ½ ha. Today, he cultivates several crops on over 100 ha. Auréol developed a passion for agriculture since his childhood when he went to his grandparents’ place and worked in the fields during school hol

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