Tag: production

Burkina Faso: Sociologist and farmer

AgribusinessTV February 4, 2022 1496 No Comments

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A sociologist by training, Ibrahim SAWADOGO became an agricultural entrepreneur by passion. He has always loved agriculture since his childhood while working in the fields with his parents. Today, he is the owner of an agro-ecological farm, where he does crop and livestock production. His ambition is to set up a traini

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Benin: An ecological and organic fruit and vegetable market

AgribusinessTV February 1, 2022 1328 No Comments

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In Benin, a group of producers has set up a market, where they sell organic fruits and vegetables. The objective of the “farmers’ market” is to deconstruct the misconception that organic products are expensive and are intended for a specific class of society. This initiative is very much appreciated b

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Burkina Faso: Young and successful livestock feed producer

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2022 1182 No Comments

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Abdoul Fataho OUEDRAOGO is the founder of a company which evolves in the production of poultry feed. He was initially involved in poultry farming, but after facing several difficulties, he was forced to abandon this activity. As a plan B, he turned to the manufacture of poultry feed. Today, he is proud to have taken Read More

Bénin: The accountant, passionate about breeding

AgribusinessTV December 21, 2021 1386 No Comments

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After having tried several types of breeding, Alain AYENAN chose pig breeding in order to increase his profits. “When you say you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s as if you are throwing yourself into a forest, into an uncharted territory. And especially in agriculture, breeding, it’s not easy. We fall

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Burkina Faso: Lawyer and producer of edible mushrooms

AgribusinessTV October 15, 2020 1743 No Comments

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Edible mushrooms are less known and consumed by Burkinabè. Aïcha Deborah TRAORE and her partners ventured into the production of this “vegetarian white meat” to make it known and be integrated into the eating habits of Burkinabè. To succeed in this field, she followed a training in Benin, which allowed h

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Burkina Faso: A champion of forage crops

AgribusinessTV October 8, 2020 1526 No Comments

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The production of forage crops is a field which is less exploited, but is very lucrative. In Burkina Faso, Hamadou BOUGOUMPIGA seized this opportunity by becoming a forage crop producer. “What I have to say to the younger generation is to encourage them and call them to look at the land as well. Maybe we Read More

Burkina Faso: APISAVANA, honey from the flowers of the savannah

AgribusinessTV September 22, 2020 901 No Comments

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“10 years ago, 15 years ago, if I was told it was possible, I was going to say it was a dream. Today it has become a reality. When man wants something, he can mark his future quite simply by taking action,” says Desiré Marie YAMEOGO. Desiré Marie YAMEOGO is the president of the NGORead More

Burkina Faso : Woman and pig farmer

AgribusinessTV September 18, 2020 873 No Comments

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Kadi Clarisse OUEDRAOGO is a young woman and pig producer, who despite prejudices has managed to make a place for herself in the sector. “My ambitions are to expand the farm and also do crop production. You can see that I also use corn and some things that I can produce myself. I have sevenRead More

Burkina Faso: A cooperative to boost the village poultry farming

AgribusinessTV August 31, 2020 1430 No Comments

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Rodolphe Zan forms a cooperative to help poultry farmers in Wayalgui to better organise themselves and take good care of their birds. This cooperative has received support from the iDEAL Burkina project through training on the use of ICTs, and allocation of computer equipment. “It was very beneficial because we w

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Burkina Faso: Social networks to strengthen market linkages

AgribusinessTV August 26, 2020 1702 No Comments

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“In fact, the problem wasn’t production. It was marketing, which was causing us difficulties,” says Sayouba Sawadogo, agripreneur of the iDEAL Burkina project. One of the difficulties encountered by agricultural entrepreneurs is the marketing of their produce. To overcome this problem, the iDEAL project gives

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