Tag: nutrition

Burkina Faso: From accounting to selling chicken and fish

AgribusinessTV December 31, 2023 1562 No Comments

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“Timi Multi Services” is a company that offers pre-plucked chickens, as well as fish and seafood for consumption. The founder, Korotimi SANON/ZOANGA, decided to set up the business because she noticed that as the festive season approached, people were spending hours in the markets and yaars to buy chicken.

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Burkina Faso : Chasing unemployment with porridge

AgribusinessTV December 22, 2023 1473 No Comments

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Latifatou SAWADOGO holds a degree in transport and logistics. When she graduated, she was struggling to find a job, and it was during her search for jobs that the idea of setting up her own business was born. Set up in 2019, “Ma bouillie préférée” transforms cereals into porridge and couscous for infants

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Burkina Faso : Infant cereals with local flavours

AgribusinessTV February 21, 2023 1738 No Comments

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Placide BAMOGO is the founder of a company called Arostel Trade. She is involved in the production of infant cereals made from local ingredients. She ventured into this activity following a personal experience, whereby her child was suffering from malnutrition and she had to learn how to prepare infant cereals for a co

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Benin: A restaurant like no other

AgribusinessTV December 28, 2021 1773 No Comments

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In Benin, Thibaut MARTINS and his wife Marlyse GNIMADI have opened a restaurant which specialises in serving healthy food, coming directly from their garden where they grow their products in recycled containers. This initiative is greatly very much appreciated by customers who are concerned about their well-being. R

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Burkina Faso: “Nangourbinré” or peanut porridge

AgribusinessTV November 30, 2021 2733 No Comments

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A traditional meal, this porridge is prepared with peanuts and millet. Unfortunately, it is not known to the public. However, it was originally intended as a solution for women who have difficulty producing enough breast milk. Thanks to the help of an old woman, Mrs. Hélène TONDE-KABORE learned to prepare this porrid

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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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Burkina Faso: A weekly market for bio-based products

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2019 4518 No Comments

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Every Saturday from 09:00 to 13:00, there is a market of locally bio-based products, initiated by Mani Tese and ACRA, two Italian NGOs, to promote local products. For Mani Tese, supporting bio-based products is not just at the production level, but also at the level of marketing which allows the producer to get a profi

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Cote d’Ivoire: Philosopher and cereal processor

AgribusinessTV August 8, 2017 2914 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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Shea caterpillar to fight malnutrition

AgribusinessTV June 14, 2016 2957 No Comments

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Kahitouo HIEN, engineer in agro-chemistry, works on the development of nutritional solutions with shea caterpillar through his enterprise FASOPRO. Kahitouo got into entrepreneurship at a very young age. He started to rear livestock animals to finance his studies and from that experience, he knew that entrepreneurship i

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Innovating on a saturated market

AgribusinessTV May 5, 2016 3074 No Comments

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With a degree in law, Dorothy Selamo’s first dream was to become a judge, administrator or to open her own firm to practice law. But today she found her happiness in agribusiness. Dorothy Selamo has founded Gariland International, a company based in Mbalmayo, a town situated at 45 km from Yaoundé in Cameroon. Sh

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