Tag: Mali

Burkina Faso: Poultry farmers from father to son

AgribusinessTV May 14, 2024 1091 No Comments

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After studying law in Mali, Aly MAÏGA returned to Burkina Faso, specifically to Ouessa, where he worked as a forwarding agent. But his desire to go into poultry farming caught up with him. He started breeding with five hens and a rooster. Little by little, he carved out a place for himself in this sector.Read More

Burkina Faso: A young and daring fish farmer

AgribusinessTV August 29, 2023 1442 No Comments

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After obtaining his BEPC (first secondary school diploma), François Yaam d’Assisse ILBOUDO set out to become an entrepreneur. Although his parents did not support him in this venture, as they wanted him to continue his studies, he went ahead and founded “Firme Yaam d’Assise”. This company speci

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Climate change and indigenous knowledge: An unknown asset

AgribusinessTV December 11, 2018 3999 No Comments

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After completing koranic school in Mali, Yacouba Sawadogo came back to his village in Burkina Faso and started trading. While he prospered in this business, he also noticed that the land was degraded where he lived, and people were moving to other regions as nothing was growing there anymore. Yacouba began to experimen

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Mali: Maya, to save time in the kitchen

AgribusinessTV October 9, 2018 4073 No Comments

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Seynabou DIENG TRAORE has a degree in communication. Through her company, “Maya Agroalimentaire”, she offers various marinades and organic spices ready to serve. When Seynabou came back to Mali in 2015, she noticed that other working women were consuming of lot of imported products. Local products were available bu

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Broulaye, the vegetable producer of Bamako

AgribusinessTV March 28, 2017 3116 No Comments

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Broulaye DIARRA, 40 years, is a vegetable producer. He learned crop production from his mother and made it his career. On his land of 3 hectares, Broulaye grows mainly vegetables such as celery, beetroot, turnip, cabbage and others. These vegetables are sold to women, who re-sell them to the customers in the city. With

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Successful return after years of adventure

AgribusinessTV November 15, 2016 2897 No Comments

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Sanoussi Babouya SILLA spent 20 years outside Mali. In 2012, he returns and launch a dairy farm named “Bouya Gounè Farm”. After living in Angola, Indonesia, the United States and other countries for many years, Sanoussi decides to return back to Mali and do business. But the return has not been easy due to cultur

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Taking over the abandoned family farm

AgribusinessTV September 5, 2016 2431 No Comments

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Hawaou Mariko, holds a degree in enterprise management. In 2014, she takes over the abandoned family farm, and makes it a diversified agricultural enterprise. After completing her studies, Hawaou did not want to look for a job. She wanted to be an entrepreneur. With a loan from her father, she started farming on the f

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First steps of an agricultural enterprise

AgribusinessTV July 15, 2016 3403 No Comments

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After his studies in finance and enterprise management in Morocco, Abdoulaye COULIBALY returns to Mali and to venture into rice and vegetable farming. Abdoulaye has a passion for farming. According to him, it is profitable and he is convinced that agriculture can be a source for African development, in particular Mali,

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Taking over the family enterprise

AgribusinessTV June 1, 2016 3831 No Comments

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Halatou DEM holds a degree in finance. In 2011, she took over “Danaya Cereals”, an enterprise involved in the transformation and marketing of agricultural products founded by her mother in 1992. Her ambition is to do better than her mother, thanks to her academic competencies. She has worked on the restructuration

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