Tag: youth

Burkina Faso: A lawyer, he earns his living by plucking poultry

AgribusinessTV January 31, 2023 1046 No Comments

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During his stay in Morocco for his studies in Law, Mohamed NABI was seduced by the efficient mechanism that butcher shops are equipped with. Back in Burkina Faso, Mohamed and his collaborators launched “TOP Chicken” in Ouagadougou. It’s a unit for slaughtering and plucking poultry to provide Burkinab

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Burkina Faso: Poultry farming without chemicals

AgribusinessTV January 18, 2023 1059 No Comments

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Roland BOUDA learned breeding with his grandmother during holidays. Subsequently, he trained himself and followed online and face-to-face trainings. After the training, Roland went into poultry production. He thus created “Champion Agrobusiness” in Burkina Faso, with university aid granted by the National F

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Burkina Faso: Graphic designer and passionate about pig farming

AgribusinessTV January 11, 2023 1190 No Comments

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From an early age, Modeste BONTOGHO learned pig breeding, thanks to his father. Now a professional graphic designer, he continues this activity in Roumtenga, a village in Burkina Faso. Modeste started his production with pigs of the “Large White” breed, better known for their big size. He made a mix with a

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Burkina Faso: A champion of smoked chicken

AgribusinessTV December 14, 2022 1103 No Comments

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After obtaining his baccalaureate in 2018, in Burkina Faso, Modibo Ben Idriss SOW began his studies in Law. While at University, he decided to venture into entrepreneurship and start poultry breeding. With the financial support received from his relatives, in addition to university aid, Modibo launched “Volaille

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Try it at home: Toubani, a dish from northern Benin

AgribusinessTV November 18, 2022 1189 No Comments

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Made with bean flour, “Toubani” is an ancestral dish from the North of Benin, which is rich in nutrients. In this video, discover the steps to prepare this dish, with Gniré BAGUIDI, the Co-Founder of TOUBANI Chic.

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Burkina Faso: From law to the food industry

AgribusinessTV November 15, 2022 1183 No Comments

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In 2018, Gaël PAKOTOGO, holder of a Master’s degree in Business Law and Taxation, worked in an Indian company distributing imported agri-food products. He noticed that the Burkinabe population were more interested in local products. After he left the company, he took part in a business plan competition, and subm

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Burkina Faso: Youth, woman and seed producer

AgribusinessTV November 9, 2022 1174 No Comments

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Together with her father, Franceline NOBA launched the Company and Promoter of Modern Agricultural Products (EPAM) in 2012. EPAM is involved in the production and marketing of vegetable and cereal seeds. The company also conduct trainings with individuals, projects and programmes. As General Manager of the company, Fra

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Burkina Faso: Processing local poultry into sausages

AgribusinessTV October 25, 2022 1232 No Comments

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In 2015, Alima ZAGRÉ started selling poultry by opening “La Volaille du Faso” in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. At that time, holder of a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Master’s degree in Taxation, she was employed in an organisation. At the end of her contract in 2019, she decided to devote herself

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Burkina Faso: Caramels and spreads made from local products

AgribusinessTV October 18, 2022 1259 No Comments

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After studying in Belgium in the field of confectionery and chocolate making, Michael MOLMANS worked in a large Belgian chocolate company in 2018. Three years later, he resigned to launch “Malika Artisan” in Burkina Faso. Malika Artisan is a confectionery company using local products as raw materials. It pr

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Discovering Saponé: A society rich in history

AgribusinessTV October 14, 2022 1147 No Comments

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In this second issue of our “Rural Life” series, we invite you to discover Saponé, a rural commune located in the Centre-South region of Burkina Faso. This rural commune is famous for the “Saponé hat”, which is labelled to protect this emblematic craft object, whose production has been passed

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