Tag: local food

Burkina Faso: Mam Sank, champion of Burkinabè dishes.

AgribusinessTV October 20, 2020 1800 No Comments

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Mariam SANKARA, better known as “Mam Sank”, is a young entrepreneur who despite of various challenges, has managed to make a place for herself in the restaurant business in Burkina Faso. She brings a special touch in the food industry by preparing and selling only local dishes. “We, as young people, h

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Burkina Faso: Heirs of the “babenda”

AgribusinessTV October 13, 2020 1662 No Comments

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After the death of their mother, who used to prepare babenda, a traditional dish from Burkina Faso, the Billa siblings took over the activity to (re)valorise the dish and cherish memories of their parents. The innovation that they brought is that they advertise online on Facebook and Whatsapp and their customers order

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Valorising local dishes

AgribusinessTV July 13, 2016 2151 No Comments

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In Ouagadougou, Marguerite VALIA, caterer, is involved in the valorisation of local agricultural products. Inspired by her mum, who is a pioneer in the catering business, Marguerite followed her footsteps and is gradually taking over her activities. Marguerite’s long-term project is to open a big restaurant or start

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