Tag: health

Green Thumb: At Sandrine’s place

AgribusinessTV April 12, 2024 1196 No Comments

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Sandrine KONSIMBO’s passion for plants was passed on to her by her parents from an early age. Her role was to water the plants. Even if there was a water shortage, she had to find a way of watering them. Today, Sandrine KONSIMBO has a beautiful garden at home, which she tends with care andRead More

Green Thumb: At Luc’s place

AgribusinessTV March 22, 2024 1270 No Comments

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In this episode of Green Thumb, we meet a man who loves citronella. Luc ZOUNGRANA has turned his passion for plants into a profession. Gardening, which he practises with love. His relationship with plants goes back to his childhood, when he learned the trade from his parents. There are a number of reasons why he Read More

Burkina Faso: A green oasis in the city

AgribusinessTV October 11, 2022 5844 No Comments

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In Loumbila, in Burkina Faso, Boureima SALOUKA transformed an empty space into a green area called “Kua sur Loumbila”. “Absolutely nothing was growing here. To go from a completely lunar land to something alive with birds singing, with so much greenery, means that it’s possible to do something,&

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Burkina Faso: The benefits of red goat’s milk

AgribusinessTV August 30, 2022 2790 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 2227 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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Try it at home: Gapal, a traditional Fulani dessert

AgribusinessTV August 9, 2022 2423 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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Burkina Faso: Solutions for water treatment

AgribusinessTV June 21, 2022 2068 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, access to drinking water remains a major problem. The consumption of poor quality water, especially in rural areas, is the cause of several diseases, including diarrhea. To address these challenges, Arthur Ahmed YO decided to create Bilada, a company that produces disinfectants for drinking water. It a

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Burkina Faso: Danielle, a specialist in food balance

AgribusinessTV April 28, 2021 2289 No Comments

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Danielle BOUDA is a nutritionist by training. After her studies in the United States, she decided to make her experience available to her country, Burkina Faso, by creating “D’s Health and Fitness”. “D’s Health and Fitness” offers tailor-made menus, favouring a healthy, balanced and varied d

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Do more together, towards inclusion: Eye care

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 2488 No Comments

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Yanny Dembélé is a farmer and lost his eyesight three years ago when he was 67 years old. Since then, he became completely inactive. His family supported him in this difficult phase, but he was completely dependent on others and was discouraged. Thanks to the intervention of the Project for the Support of the Develop

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Socio-economic reinsertion

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 2692 No Comments

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After contracting measles at the age of 10, Irénée Traoré had lost sight. His life changed drastically and he could no ore play with his classmates, or walk around. In 2018, with the support of OCADES and CBM through the Project of Support for the Development of Eye Health in Mouhoun (PADESOM), he was trained Read More