Tag: rice

Burkina Faso: Local rice, increasingly popular with consumers

AgribusinessTV October 11, 2022 1785 No Comments

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In previous years, imported rice was prioritised over rice produced and processed in Burkina Faso. Consumers felt that local rice did not meet their expectations. They even pointed out that it had a lot of impurities. To meet the needs of consumers, the actors involved in this sector have had to redouble their efforts

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Cote d’Ivoire: Philosopher and cereal processor

AgribusinessTV August 8, 2017 2740 No Comments

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Aya Gazalo KOUASSI is a PhD student in philosophy. At the same time, she processes and sells maize, soybeans and rice. Gazalo ventured into cereal processing with her aunt. With time, she developed a passion for it and created her business, today known as “Gazalo Holding”. “With the ban on plastic packaging in Co

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Maths teacher and farmer

AgribusinessTV September 2, 2016 2947 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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First steps of an agricultural enterprise

AgribusinessTV July 15, 2016 3021 No Comments

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After his studies in finance and enterprise management in Morocco, Abdoulaye COULIBALY returns to Mali and to venture into rice and vegetable farming. Abdoulaye has a passion for farming. According to him, it is profitable and he is convinced that agriculture can be a source for African development, in particular Mali,

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