Tag: production

Burkina Faso: The perseverance of a great farmer

AgribusinessTV September 27, 2022 1033 No Comments

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A farmer in Gaoua, Noël KAMBOU has been suffering from lymphatic filariasis for more than 25 years. This disease is a real burden, which hinders his agricultural activities. “When I fall and my foot hurts, I can lie down for twenty days without leaving my room. So I can no longer farm,” says Noël. Before<

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Burkina Faso: Rabbit breeder and feed producer

AgribusinessTV September 21, 2022 1062 No Comments

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With the increase in demand for rabbit feed, as well as an increase in the number of breeders, rabbit feed on the Burkunabè market was insufficient. A professional rabbit farmer since 2018, Lassané TIENDREGEOGO, an accountant by training, used to feed his rabbits mainly with feed from Benin. The production of rabbit

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Burkina Faso: From geologist to local rice processor

AgribusinessTV September 6, 2022 1067 No Comments

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After a literary baccalaureate at the Prytanée Militaire of Kadiogo in 2012, Nassif KOAMA flew to Montreal, Canada, to pursue his studies in Geology. As soon as he obtained his Bachelor’s degree, he returned to Burkina Faso to realise his dream: to become a great entrepreneur in the agribusiness field. Nassif KO

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Burkina Faso: Initiatives supporting local milk production

AgribusinessTV August 23, 2022 1130 No Comments

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To develop the dairy sector in Burkina Faso, the Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Resources and Fisheries, through its Animal Production Department, has undertaken several actions. The Ministry is working to increase animal production by crossing local breeds with imported breeds in order to have cross-breeds capable of

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Burkina Faso: Artificial insemination to boost dairy farming

AgribusinessTV August 22, 2022 2467 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, the mission of the National Centre for the Multiplication of Performing Animals (CEMAP) is to promote milk production. The centre takes semen from milk-producing breeds imported from Europe and then implants them into local breeds that have the potential for resistance and adaptation. This process, cal

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Burkina Faso: “FaireFaso”, the fair-trade milk brand

AgribusinessTV August 17, 2022 1082 No Comments

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How to distinguish local milk among all the dairy products available to consumers? The FaireFaso brand has set itself the mission to ensure that consumers can easily identify local milk in Burkina Faso. The brand also works to ensure that the entire milk value chain in Burkina Faso can benefit from the sector’s r

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Getting together to better process local milk

AgribusinessTV August 2, 2022 1182 No Comments

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In 1993, with the help of the Ministry in charge of breeding and animal health actors, dairy farmers in the northern region of Burkina Faso, in Ouahigouya, decided to set up a mini-dairy, currently managed by Adama Ibrahim DIALLO. The unit went from processing five liters of milk per day to a production capacity of Read More

Burkina Faso: Conserving onions to reduce losses

AgribusinessTV July 19, 2022 1193 No Comments

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In the past, many onion producers would store their onions, so as to sell them over a longer period and make a profit. During this phase, many of them saw their production reduced because the onion rotted. This caused a lot of losses. They were not able to obtain the cost of production by sellingRead More

Benin: Organic fertilizers to boost production

AgribusinessTV July 13, 2022 237 No Comments

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In order to prove that organic agriculture is productive and ia able to feed us in a healthy way, Bienvenu ADJE started the production of organic fertilizers through his company “ABC Grower”. These fertilizers are produced from the leaves of invasive plants. They contain mineral elements in different quanti

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Burkina Faso: Tylay, an approach to enhance the human potential of farmers

AgribusinessTV July 1, 2022 1257 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, precisely in the province of Sissili, farmers had begun to lose hope in the potential of their activity. They had difficulty producing not only to satisfy their food needs, but also for sale. In this locality, the arrival of the “Tylay” approach has helped to restore confidence to farmers a

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