Tag: production

The journey of a sweet potato champion

AgribusinessTV February 28, 2017 1275 No Comments

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Seifour SARR is a management graduate. Unemployed after his studies, he ventured into the production of sweet potato on 2 hectares. Today, he cultivates 20 hectares and employs 30 people. In the search for a better life to help his family, Seifour wanted to migrate to Europe illegally with his friends. But his friends

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From diplomacy to organic agriculture

AgribusinessTV January 20, 2017 1249 No Comments

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Grâce-Marlène GNINTOUNGBE is a diplomat by training. Braving the reluctance of her relatives, she created “At Marlene’s garden”, an organic vegetable farm. Marlène’s migration to agriculture has not been easy. She has faced several challenges, starting by the fact that her parents were not keen for her to be

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Spouses and associates in poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2017 1538 No Comments

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Hervé DOMAGNI is a graduate in accounting. His wife, Ella Marcelle NÉNÉ is a communication graduate. After several years of unemployment, the couple ventured into poultry farming in Agnibilekrou. After his studies, Hervé was managing a telephone booth in Abidjan. But it was not profitable. One day, he decided to go

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Chily, mum’s recipe revisited

AgribusinessTV December 21, 2016 1197 No Comments

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Jacques Henri SIKA is inspired by a traditional family recipe. Four years ago, he has put on the market, a chilli with different seasonings. The mother of Jacques used to make chilli to offer to people as part of their custom. And Jacques saw a potential in commercialising it. He started the production, processing and<

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”Ndokayo”, the lemongrass tea

AgribusinessTV December 6, 2016 1772 No Comments

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“The only thing that I can really say is that I feel good here in Douala. I produce lemongrass in my field, I have started to market it and I feel good about it.” Pavel AYIMNEI After studying finance in France, Pavel AYIMNEI returned to Cameroon where he worked 10 years as an advisor for small enterprises. Read More

From the European dream to agriculture champion

AgribusinessTV November 22, 2016 943 No Comments

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Fabrice NIANGUI is a graduate in Civil Engineering. After he lost his job in 2012, he attempts to migrate illegally to Europe without success, and finally finds his happiness in agriculture. In the search for a better future, Fabrice risked his life and went to Tunisia by sea. But there, he saw something that encourage

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Successful return after years of adventure

AgribusinessTV November 15, 2016 951 No Comments

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Sanoussi Babouya SILLA spent 20 years outside Mali. In 2012, he returns and launch a dairy farm named “Bouya Gounè Farm”. After living in Angola, Indonesia, the United States and other countries for many years, Sanoussi decides to return back to Mali and do business. But the return has not been easy due to cultur

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Transforming his farm into a training centre

AgribusinessTV November 11, 2016 1063 No Comments

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Adamou Kimba Aboubacar is an agricultural engineer. In 2012, he started the farm “SAHELBIO”, that he is transforming gradually into a training centre. During his studies at University, Aboubacar saw that there is a potential in poultry farming in Niger, as there is a demand for it that is not satisfied. After his s

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Minting fortunes from garlic

AgribusinessTV November 8, 2016 1989 No Comments

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Moses Karimi GITHAIGA runs Saumu Centre Limited, a garlic seed production and training hub. Moses used to sharpen knives to earn a living. But after while, he realised that the work was laborious and did not pay off. So, he got into agriculture. He started with tomatoes and French beans, but it did not work.Read More

Ollasset leaves the medical field for organic agriculture

AgribusinessTV October 19, 2016 976 No Comments

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Ollasset Djoro AHOUO is a young entrepreneur in Cote d’Ivoire. In 2009, she leaves the faculty of medicine to study agriculture. Today, she produces and markets organic fruits and vegetables. Her parents’ dream was for her to become a doctor. But her dream was to be an agricultural entrepreneur. Ollasset followed h

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