Tag: nutrition

Burkina Faso: A weekly market for bio-based products

AgribusinessTV February 26, 2019 2604 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 1764 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 1324 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 1296 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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