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Burkina Faso: Millet, a cereal with multiple benefits

AgribusinessTV September 6, 2023 1324 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, millet has much more than just nutritional value. It embodies resilience and plays an essential role in many traditional practices. Specialists often recommend millet flour-based porridges to restore the health of malnourished children, demonstrating its vital role in the well-being of the very young.

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Burkina Faso: Drought-resistant sorghum varieties

AgribusinessTV August 3, 2023 1263 No Comments

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Faced with climatic challenges such as irregular rainy seasons and droughts, the Institute for the Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA) has developed improved varieties adapted to this difficult context. Recently, new varieties of improved sorghum seed have been registered, including “Soumbatimi”,

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Discovery: Focus on wheat varieties in Burkina Faso

AgribusinessTV July 20, 2023 1310 No Comments

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Dr. Zara NIKIÈMA is a Geneticist at INERA in Bobo-Dioulasso. In this video, she presents two improved wheat seed varieties, which are the “Kanz” and “Achtar”. These wheat varieties require soil rich in mineral matter, nitrogen and organic matter. An optimum yield of 10 tonnes per hectare requir

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