Tag: vegetables

Green Thumb : At Marie-Jeanne’s place

AgribusinessTV June 7, 2024 1053 No Comments

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After a bad experience with salad bought at a market, Marie-Jeanne ZOUNGRANA decided to take thing in hand. So, driven by the desire to eat better and stay healthy, she started gardening at home. Her vegetable garden, which has become her haven of peace, receives the greatest attention from this woman with green thumb.

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Green Thumb: At Karim’s place

AgribusinessTV April 26, 2024 1193 No Comments

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Karim YABRÉ loves plants. He loves them so much that, despite the limited space in his home, he has managed to create a space entirely dedicated to his plants. His fragile state of health meant that he had to spend long periods in hospital. But now that his vegetable garden has been extended, he canRead More

Green Thumb: At Sandrine’s place

AgribusinessTV April 12, 2024 1259 No Comments

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Sandrine KONSIMBO’s passion for plants was passed on to her by her parents from an early age. Her role was to water the plants. Even if there was a water shortage, she had to find a way of watering them. Today, Sandrine KONSIMBO has a beautiful garden at home, which she tends with care andRead More

Green Thumb: At Luc’s place

AgribusinessTV March 22, 2024 1328 No Comments

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In this episode of Green Thumb, we meet a man who loves citronella. Luc ZOUNGRANA has turned his passion for plants into a profession. Gardening, which he practises with love. His relationship with plants goes back to his childhood, when he learned the trade from his parents. There are a number of reasons why he Read More

Burkina Faso: The king of mangoes

AgribusinessTV June 27, 2023 1463 No Comments

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Issaka BOUGOUM is the founder of the company, “RANCH du KOBA”, specialised in the export of fruit and vegetables, particularly fresh and dried mangoes. He got into the business after finishing secondary school. The company exports around 2,500 tonnes of mangoes each year to Europe and North Africa. It has a

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Burkina Faso: Students and crop producers

AgribusinessTV May 30, 2023 1457 No Comments

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Aida SERÉ is a student in Seed Selection and Conservation. With her classmates, she got the idea of setting up a vegetable garden to put her knowledge into practice. Over time, they began to sell fresh vegetables and leaves, even during the dry season. At first, they encountered difficulties with access to land, but t

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Burkina Faso: Processing to limit losses

AgribusinessTV April 4, 2023 2104 No Comments

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Jocelyne SOMÉ used to process tomato into puree for her own consumption. Over time, she realised that she was producing a lot, and decided to sell it to people who wanted it. She was then trained to improve the quality of her products and create her own brand. Today, despite her difficult start, she isRead More

Kenza Market, a display of “Made in Cameroon”

AgribusinessTV June 5, 2018 5072 No Comments

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Gaëlle KENFACK is a telecommunications engineer. After spending almost 10 years in Germany, she returned to Cameroon and created Kenza Market which distributes local agricultural products. The idea of Kenza Market came from Gaëlle’s experience in Germany. She wanted to bring the concept to Cameroon to valorise loca

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First steps of an agricultural enterprise

AgribusinessTV July 15, 2016 3474 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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