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Burkina Faso: The entrepreneurial spirit handed down from mother to daughter

AgribusinessTV July 2, 2024 1091 No Comments

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Balguissa KIENDREBÉOGO’s passion for entrepreneurship began when she was a child, inspired by her mother, who was herself a producer of natural fruit juices. Guided by this dream, Balguissa KIENDREBÉOGO decided, after obtaining her bachelor’s degree, to deepen her knowledge in agri-food. This is how ̶

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Green Thumb : At Marie-Jeanne’s place

AgribusinessTV June 7, 2024 1153 No Comments

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After a bad experience with salad bought at a market, Marie-Jeanne ZOUNGRANA decided to take thing in hand. So, driven by the desire to eat better and stay healthy, she started gardening at home. Her vegetable garden, which has become her haven of peace, receives the greatest attention from this woman with green thumb.

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Burkina Faso : The triumph of passion

AgribusinessTV May 21, 2024 1278 No Comments

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Doing what she loves and being fulfilled, this is the choice made by Safia COULIBALY, who was formerly Chief Financial Officer, but who resigned to devote herself to entrepreneurship. Today, Safia COULIBALY is at the head of “Image’in Wax”, a company specialising in the manufacture of fashion and offi

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Burkina Faso: Poultry farmers from father to son

AgribusinessTV May 14, 2024 1270 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

Green Thumb: At Karim’s place

AgribusinessTV April 26, 2024 1289 No Comments

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Karim YABRÉ loves plants. He loves them so much that, despite the limited space in his home, he has managed to create a space entirely dedicated to his plants. His fragile state of health meant that he had to spend long periods in hospital. But now that his vegetable garden has been extended, he canRead More

Burkina Faso: Sweets enthusiast

AgribusinessTV April 23, 2024 1378 No Comments

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Aminata Kontiebo set up her own business, “Tasty Gourmandises”, after the company she worked for closed down. Her company offers a wide range of confectionery made mainly from local products, such as peanut caramel, toasted grated coconut, biscuits, “teedo” (baobab fruit biscuit) and toffee. Self-taught

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Green Thumb: At Sandrine’s place

AgribusinessTV April 12, 2024 1370 No Comments

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Sandrine KONSIMBO’s passion for plants was passed on to her by her parents from an early age. Her role was to water the plants. Even if there was a water shortage, she had to find a way of watering them. Today, Sandrine KONSIMBO has a beautiful garden at home, which she tends with care andRead More

Burkina Faso: Resign from the bank to produce juice

AgribusinessTV April 2, 2024 1490 No Comments

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Trading in her suit for an apron. That’s the choice made by Estelle NIKIEMA, founder of “Kimorial”, a company specialising in the processing of fruit into natural juice. It was in 2016 that Estelle NIKIEMA decided to leave her position as branch manager of the bank where she worked, to embark into ent

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Green Thumb: At Luc’s place

AgribusinessTV March 22, 2024 1442 No Comments

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In this episode of Green Thumb, we meet a man who loves citronella. Luc ZOUNGRANA has turned his passion for plants into a profession. Gardening, which he practises with love. His relationship with plants goes back to his childhood, when he learned the trade from his parents. There are a number of reasons why he Read More

Burkina Faso: The trials of a poultry farmer

AgribusinessTV March 5, 2024 1535 No Comments

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Bazilou BAGUIRA wears three hats: teacher, school headmaster and poultry farmer. His beginnings in the poultry world were not easy. A fighter at heart, he never gave up despite the taunts and the many difficulties he encountered along the way. With the help of his colleagues, he runs the Canaland farm with the same phi

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