Tag: production

Burkina Faso: A national rice champion

AgribusinessTV August 20, 2020 1526 No Comments

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Through her business, ECO PRES BF, Awa Sylla, beneficiary of iDEAL project in Burkina Faso, promotes local Burkinabe products. Specifically, the national rice. “It’s true that I started with a fashion business, selling used articles, usually called “goodbye France”. On the side, I had this shop and I was sp

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Burkina Faso: The market gardener 2.0

AgribusinessTV August 18, 2020 1244 No Comments

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After his master’s in sociology, Jean Bosco SAWADOGO, decided to venture into market gardening. A field in which he excels and becomes a role model for his community. “Today, things are going well. Even if it wasn’t easy at first, like any other beginning. But with time, the first failures we had were lessons

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Burkina Faso: Online market for fresh fruits and vegetables

AgribusinessTV August 13, 2020 1463 No Comments

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In Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, Mireille BAKAWAN brings an innovation that makes things easier for cooking. Her company, Zinbiss Yaar, provides customers with pre-vegetables. “I worked in a research firm and the working hours were not really flexible. Sometimes, I dreamed of going home to find that all my cooking i

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Burkina Faso : AGREEL BURKINA, the farm that unites agriculture and livestock

AgribusinessTV August 11, 2020 1886 No Comments

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In Diaradougou, Burkina Faso, after his studies in agriculture, Ali Ouattara decided to come back home to start his career as an agricultural entrepreneur. He created his company called AGREEL Burkina. With determination and perseverance, he grew from 1 hectare to 12 hectares of farmed land and employs four people. Sin

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Burkina Faso : On the road to sustainable agriculture

AgribusinessTV August 6, 2020 467 No Comments

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Yaya PARE is a young agricultural entrepreneur, who is a beneficiary of the iDEAL project in Burkina Faso. On a land of 17 hectares, Yaya PARE combines several productions such as cereals, vegetables, livestock and fruit trees. “My pride is my job. I was awarded the agriculture medal in 2017, and it was a great Read More

Burkina Faso: The pyramid for soilless culture takes off

AgribusinessTV February 4, 2020 2126 No Comments

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One year after its official launch, Kevin DOAMBA’s pyramid for soilless culture has improved and is proving to be successful with populations. Kevin has been solicited by several people who want to acquire his structure for soilless culture of crops. Those who have tested the product, especially women, affirm tha

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Burkina Faso: Transform locally to boost production

AgribusinessTV June 14, 2019 1616 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, less than 20% of agro-sylvo-pastoral products are processed. This low level of processing not only increases the risk of post-harvest losses, but limits income opportunities for local stakeholders. To address this issue, the Drylands Development Programme (DryDev), through its implementing partners, SN

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Burkina Faso: Grow more and better with less water

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2019 2334 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, the long dry season rhymes less and less with idleness among farmers. Many are engaged in crop production, which is now one of the main income-generating activities during this period. But without training and lack of resources, many of them are facing difficulties. And the major constraint is the avai

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Burkina Faso: Giving a new life to degraded lands

AgribusinessTV June 3, 2019 2516 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, land degradation has become a serious threat to sustainable development. Denuded lands represent more than 24% of the total agricultural area. This phenomenon contributes to reducing the useful agricultural land and the level of production, thus plunging many producers into poverty to the point of push

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Togo: Drip irrigation to gain more

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2019 3292 No Comments

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In Kovié, in the south of Togo, the introduction of a drip irrigation system is changing the life of women vegetable growers. Access to water was a big challenge for the women. They had to walk several kilometres to get water and carry the bucket on their head. And the fact that it was a Read More