Tag: production

From the European dream to agriculture champion

AgribusinessTV November 22, 2016 1315 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 1534 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 1885 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 3481 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 1357 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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He wants to become the tomato king

AgribusinessTV October 3, 2016 1433 No Comments

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Jean Marie KAMENI is senior technician in agricultural entrepreneurship. He came out of agricultural school as a laureate in 2015 and ventured into tomato production. Jean Marie is not cultivating tomato like everybody else in his region. He brought in his own technique of planting vertically, and it has proven to be

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Yorossi builds his dreams on family farming

AgribusinessTV September 14, 2016 1075 No Comments

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Yorossi KOUHOUN manages a family farm of 30 hectares. He produces cotton, sorghum, millet, maize and groundnut. “It’s on agriculture that I rely to dream bigger. And for this, I work. By working, we are sure to get money and able to meet our needs,” says Yorossi.

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Taking over the abandoned family farm

AgribusinessTV September 5, 2016 1391 No Comments

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Hawaou Mariko, holds a degree in enterprise management. In 2014, she takes over the abandoned family farm, and makes it a diversified agricultural enterprise. After completing her studies, Hawaou did not want to look for a job. She wanted to be an entrepreneur. With a loan from her father, she started farming on the f

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Maths teacher and farmer

AgribusinessTV September 2, 2016 2547 No Comments

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Francis Wendpanga IMA is the director of the college of Bagré (Centre-East of Burkina). He is also involved in crop and livestock farming, as well as the transformation of rice. The fact that Francis is employed by the government did not prevent him from investing into agriculture. His colleagues in teaching see him a

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A woman in man’s universe of crop production

AgribusinessTV August 19, 2016 1223 No Comments

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Daniele NDA holds a degree in banking and finance. Since 2006, she has created her enterprise specialised in crop production in Benin. Daniele started her activities on a family farm that was abandoned. But despite it being a family farm, her parents were not happy when she decided venture into farming. According to he

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