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Rural Life in Ziniare

AgribusinessTV April 5, 2024 1378 No Comments

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The beautiful commune of Ziniaré welcomes us to this episode of Rural Life. Located around 35 km from Ouagadougou, in the province of Oubritenga in Burkina Faso, Ziniaré stands out for its cultural diversity, history and customs. It is one of the country’s most popular tourist destinations. In this issue, we

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Burkina Faso : Mechanising peanut processing

AgribusinessTV March 26, 2024 1515 No Comments

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Sylvain CONGO is a born entrepreneur. From selling water to running a fast food restaurant, he now runs a peanut production and processing business. He has understood that the processing of peanuts is not linked to gender. So he made it his business. His company, “Arapiko”, offers a wide range of peanut-bas

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Burkina Faso: The strength to bounce back

AgribusinessTV March 19, 2024 1524 No Comments

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Formerly a project coordinator in an NGO, Yvette OUÉDRAOGO’s adventure in Lebanon turned into a nightmare. Her life has not been easy. However, she was able to learn from her many misadventures. Returning home after three years in exile, she launched her own agri-food business, Ligne de Vie. The company speciali

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Burkina Faso: From accounting to selling chicken and fish

AgribusinessTV December 31, 2023 1648 No Comments

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“Timi Multi Services” is a company that offers pre-plucked chickens, as well as fish and seafood for consumption. The founder, Korotimi SANON/ZOANGA, decided to set up the business because she noticed that as the festive season approached, people were spending hours in the markets and yaars to buy chicken.

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Burkina Faso: From banking to selling juice

AgribusinessTV October 24, 2023 1801 No Comments

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Nadine KARA holds a Masters degree in Corporate Communications. She had a career in the banking sector before taking a two-year leave of absence to become an entrepreneur. With the support of her husband, she founded “Kamadine”, a company specialising in the production and distribution of local juices such

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Burkina Faso: From communicator to dairy processor

AgribusinessTV October 4, 2023 1714 No Comments

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After graduating with a degree in Communications, Leïla GARIKO didn’t wait for a job to start working. She took it upon herself to devote herself to the development of the family business, “Fromagerie Gariko”, which specialises in the processing and marketing of natural fresh milk. As soon as she arr

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Burkina Faso: Young producer of soumbala

AgribusinessTV September 26, 2023 649 No Comments

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With a degree in Marketing and Business Management, Oubratou SAKANDÉ embarked on her entrepreneurial journey in 2017. Her company, “Oubratou”, specialises in the production and marketing of soumbala, a spice made from néré seeds and widely used in Burkina Faso cuisine. It offers products such as soumbala

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Burkina Faso: The king of mangoes

AgribusinessTV June 27, 2023 1531 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: Autonomous thanks to ginger

AgribusinessTV June 21, 2023 1408 No Comments

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Samiratou ZONGO is an agricultural engineer by training. She is currently doing a Masters in integrated crop protection. In 2019, she wanted to be financially independent and start something. Thanks to an idea from her aunt, she decided to get involved in the processing and marketing of ginger and turmeric, by setting

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Burkina Faso: Students and crop producers

AgribusinessTV May 30, 2023 1515 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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