Tag: flour

Discovery: Focus on wheat varieties in Burkina Faso

AgribusinessTV July 20, 2023 1449 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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Burkina Faso: YA NOOGO, infant cereals made from local products

AgribusinessTV April 9, 2021 2746 No Comments

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Marthe ALLAH is the founder of an infant cereals brand called “African Foods Nutrition”. Her products are made from local cereals enriched with baobab and moringa powder. While working with underprivileged communities, she noticed that women did not have access to affordable and nutritious food. As a result, they c

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Gluten-free cassava flour for a niche market

AgribusinessTV February 14, 2017 4232 No Comments

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Elizabeth GIKEBE is a software developer. She is processing gluten free cassava flour and cassava starch, targeted at consumers allergic to gluten. When processing cassava, the main product is cassava flour, but Elizabeth also uses the by-products. The waste is used as animal feed, and she also makes glue from cassava

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