Tag: pineapple

Burkina Faso: From law to the food industry

AgribusinessTV November 15, 2022 1906 No Comments

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In 2018, Gaël PAKOTOGO, holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation, worked in an Indian company distributing imported agri-food products. He noticed that the Burkinabe population were more interested in local products. After he left the company, he took part in a business plan competition, and subm

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Cote d’Ivoire: Pineapple, the heritage of the AKA family

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2017 4673 No Comments

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Jean-Baptiste ANGOUA produces over 80 tonnes of pineapples/year on a land of 35 ha. These pineapples are mainly destined for the local market. Inspired by his uncle, who is one of the largest pineapple producer in the country, Jean-Baptiste started his own farm when he left school. His objective is to be an even bigger

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Cameroon: From helper to multi-millionaire farmer in 7 years

AgribusinessTV September 12, 2017 2224 1 Comment

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Auréol Sinclair MBAKOP is an agro-industry and food engineer. In 2010, he started the production of pineapple on ½ ha. Today, he cultivates several crops on over 100 ha. Auréol developed a passion for agriculture since his childhood when he went to his grandparents’ place and worked in the fields during school hol

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