Tag: production

Burkina Faso: A determined rabbit farmer

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2024 1601 No Comments

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Harouna COMPAORÉ ventured into rabbit farming in 2016. At that time, there were not many breeders specialised in this type of farming, and he learned as he went along. Over time, he encountered several occasions where he lost almost all of his rabbits. However, he remained determined and never hesitated to start again

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Burkina Faso: He succeeds through poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 16, 2024 664 No Comments

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Blaise ZONGO left his job to venture into poultry production. To establish a marketing channel for the chickens he produces, he initiated a grill house with a specialty in garlic-grilled chicken. Presently, his grilled chicken is highly acclaimed by customers, and he is pleased with the progress achieved. He shared his

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Burkina Faso: A school dropout, he succeeds in the soy industry

AgribusinessTV November 30, 2023 1698 No Comments

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Daniel ABONGTÉ is the founder of “Terre Africaine”, a company specialised in soybean production and processing. After dropping out of school, Daniel overcame obstacles to become a successful entrepreneur. In his factory, he processes 10 tonnes of soya every day, working with a network of 460 producers. His

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Burkina Faso: From banking to selling juice

AgribusinessTV October 24, 2023 1823 No Comments

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Nadine KARA holds a Masters degree in Corporate Communications. She had a career in the banking sector before taking a two-year leave of absence to become an entrepreneur. With the support of her husband, she founded “Kamadine”, a company specialising in the production and distribution of local juices such

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Burkina Faso: Doctorate in Pharmacy and producer of “gapal”

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2023 1644 No Comments

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Adama DICKO is a doctoral student in Pharmacy and founder of the company “Gapal La Merveille”. She specialises in the production and marketing of “gapal”, a traditional dish made from yoghurt and millet. Adama DICKO learned to prepare gapal within the family. With financial support from her fath

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Burkina Faso: The king of mangoes

AgribusinessTV June 27, 2023 1560 No Comments

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Issaka BOUGOUM is the founder of the company, “RANCH du KOBA”, specialised in the export of fruit and vegetables, particularly fresh and dried mangoes. He got into the business after finishing secondary school. The company exports around 2,500 tonnes of mangoes each year to Europe and North Africa. It has a

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Burkina Faso: Agricultural processors and producers from the Centre-East on a study tour in Ouagadougou

AgribusinessTV April 25, 2023 2910 No Comments

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The PTRE-FJ project organised a study tour to Ouagadougou for exchange of skills between women processors and agricultural producers in the Centre-East. This trip enabled the participants to discover new, simpler and more beneficial methods to improve their activities. In this infomercial, discover the opinions of the

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Burkina Faso: Guided visits of farmer field schools to strengthen the skills of producers

AgribusinessTV April 18, 2023 2109 No Comments

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Farmers in the village of Lounga received training under SNV’s Pro-ARIDES project. They learned sowing techniques to better exploit their fields. In this infomercial, find out how the training went and what the participants said about it. AgribusinessTV #BurkinaFaso #Training #Agriculture

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Benin: Edible snails, a booming business

AgribusinessTV November 22, 2022 2997 No Comments

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In Benin, several youths are involved in the production and processing of snails. This sector is profitable because the by-products of the snail such as the meat, slime, shell and viscera are sold. Roukayath LAURIANO, a dressmaker in the commune of Abonmey-Calavi, is a snail farmer. Her production, destined for consump

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Burkina Faso: Local rice, increasingly popular with consumers

AgribusinessTV October 11, 2022 2036 No Comments

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In previous years, imported rice was prioritised over rice produced and processed in Burkina Faso. Consumers felt that local rice did not meet their expectations. They even pointed out that it had a lot of impurities. To meet the needs of consumers, the actors involved in this sector have had to redouble their efforts

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