Tag: production

Kenya: Aquaponics, produce more in less space

AgribusinessTV December 6, 2017 7706 15 Comments

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Daniel Kimani is an industrial engineering graduate. In a greenhouse of 1500 m2, he rears fish, and grows fruits and vegetables. According to Daniel, with his greenhouse of just 1500m2, the productivity with the aquaponics system is like cultivating on one acre of land. In addition, his aquaponics system is powered by

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

AgribusinessTV November 28, 2017 2645 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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Cote d’Ivoire: Student and aspiring agri-entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV November 14, 2017 2328 No Comments

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Marie-Therese TANOH is a student in Economics. Recently, she ventured into the production of cassava and vegetables. Marie-Therese got interested in agriculture following a course that she did on agricultural economics at University. She discovered the importance of the agriculture to her country’s economy and its ro

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Kenya: Low cost organic fertilizer from farm waste

AgribusinessTV September 19, 2017 5324 3 Comments

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Samuel Wanderi RIGU is the founder of Safi Organics Limited, a company that manufactures a low cost organic fertilizer from crops’ waste. Samuel saw that farmers were using expensive fertilizers to increase their yield, but instead the yield was decreasing. For him, this was inacceptable and he had to bring a solutio

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

AgribusinessTV September 12, 2017 4082 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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Burkina Faso : Catching up with Richard Mone

AgribusinessTV August 15, 2017 2455 1 Comment

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One year later, we went to visit Richard Moné on his farm in Loumbila, Burkina Faso. Richard is one of the first agricultural entrepreneur on whom Agribusiness TV did a video in 2016. “I think that as an entrepreneur, there is nothing more satisfying than an organisation such as Agribusiness TV comes to us to Read More

Demystifying Strawberry Production in Senegal

AgribusinessTV July 11, 2017 2674 No Comments

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Souleymane AGNE is a Horticultural Technician. In 2016, he ventured into the production of organic strawberries through his enterprise, BIO-AGRIPÔLES. Strawberry production is not common in Senegal. And after doing a trial, Souleymane saw that it was possible to grow this fruit in the country. In 2016, he decided to v

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Broulaye, the vegetable producer of Bamako

AgribusinessTV March 28, 2017 1397 No Comments

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Broulaye DIARRA, 40 years, is a vegetable producer. He learned crop production from his mother and made it his career. On his land of 3 hectares, Broulaye grows mainly vegetables such as celery, beetroot, turnip, cabbage and others. These vegetables are sold to women, who re-sell them to the customers in the city. With

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At the farm “Ten chicks”

AgribusinessTV March 14, 2017 1363 No Comments

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Yombi OUÉDRAOGO is a legal expert. He started poultry farming with 10 chicks in 2011, today his farm has 3,000 birds. Livestock farming is a passion for Yombi. As a child, he always had chickens at his place. It’s this passion that encouraged him to start his own project. In the day, he works atRead More

Succeed where others lose hope

AgribusinessTV March 7, 2017 933 No Comments

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Siriki OUATTARA left school in 3rd standard to venture into agriculture with 2 ha. Today, he cultivates over 100 ha. While most people leave the village to go to the city, Siriki did the opposite. He left the city to go to the village, where he got into agricultural production. Apart from vegetable and cerealRead More