Tag: maize

Burkina Faso: He produces corn juice

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2024 1559 No Comments

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In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, the company, “Entreprise TRAORÉ et Fils”, specialises in the processing of cereals, tubers and non-wood products. The manager, Yaya TRAORÉ, shares his experience in juice production, particularly the famous maize juice. Initially run by his mother, then passed on to the so

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Burkina Faso: The perseverance of a great farmer

AgribusinessTV September 27, 2022 1917 No Comments

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A farmer in Gaoua, Noël KAMBOU has been suffering from lymphatic filariasis for more than 25 years. This disease is a real burden, which hinders his agricultural activities. “When I fall and my foot hurts, I can lie down for twenty days without leaving my room. So I can no longer farm,” says Noël. Before<

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Kenya: Youth employment through maize value chain

AgribusinessTV July 27, 2020 2819 No Comments

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In the County of Nakuru in Kenya, maize is one of the main crops produced. The Blessing Hand Self Help Youth Group is engaged in maize production and processing. The group has 12 members and started with KES 100,000 from member contributions. This video has been funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Develop

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Burkina Faso: ALEPA or excellence in corn processing

AgribusinessTV May 10, 2019 3758 No Comments

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In Loumbila, located some 20 km from Ouagadougou, the capital city of Burkina Faso, Euloge Tapsoba is processing corn into different products. Euloge founded his company, ALEPA, in 2007 when he was still a student. At the beginning he was just buying and selling the corn. But later, he realised that he was losing an Read More

Cameroon: Conquering the maize value chain

AgribusinessTV February 27, 2018 5282 No Comments

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Loïc KAMWA is a graduate in Business Administration. He produces maize on 30 hectares of land for the local market. Loïc saw that there was a lot of uncultivated land in Cameroon and at the same time, there was a huge potential for maize production. He started cultivating maize on 4 hectares, and was managing Read More

Cote d’Ivoire: Philosopher and cereal processor

AgribusinessTV August 8, 2017 2913 No Comments

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Aya Gazalo KOUASSI is a PhD student in philosophy. At the same time, she processes and sells maize, soybeans and rice. Gazalo ventured into cereal processing with her aunt. With time, she developed a passion for it and created her business, today known as “Gazalo Holding”. “With the ban on plastic packaging in Co

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