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Burkina Faso: A determined rabbit farmer

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2024 1143 No Comments

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Harouna COMPAORÉ ventured into rabbit farming in 2016. At that time, there were not many breeders specialised in this type of farming, and he learned as he went along. Over time, he encountered several occasions where he lost almost all of his rabbits. However, he remained determined and never hesitated to start again

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Burkina Faso: Optimising production with plasticulture

AgribusinessTV June 15, 2023 1470 No Comments

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Jean Baptiste GUIRÉ has a degree in Geography. His passion for agriculture led him to trainings in Senegal and Benin. It was there that he discovered plasticulture, a technique that increases yields with less labour. He decided to experiment this technique with several agricultural varieties at his farm, “La Mé

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Socio-economic reinsertion

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 2565 No Comments

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After contracting measles at the age of 10, Irénée Traoré had lost sight. His life changed drastically and he could no ore play with his classmates, or walk around. In 2018, with the support of OCADES and CBM through the Project of Support for the Development of Eye Health in Mouhoun (PADESOM), he was trained Read More

Healthy ears and communication for all

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 2423 No Comments

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Ousmane Nacoulma had an ear disease called otitis when he was two years old. His parents tried to treat him with traditional medicine, but it was not successful. They then turned to modern medicine. Despite the treatment, Ousmane had difficulty hearing and this affected his studies. He passed his primary school exams w

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Gardens of survival

AgribusinessTV December 3, 2019 3215 No Comments

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After an injury, Mamouna Ouedraogo had to have her left foot amputated. Her husband abandoned her and her three children, and she found herself completely dependent on her parents. Due to inactivity, she was having bad thoughts all day long, and life was not easy. One day, she got in touch with CBM agents andRead More

Burkina Faso: Grow more and better with less water

AgribusinessTV June 11, 2019 3006 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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