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Burkina Faso: A determined rabbit farmer

AgribusinessTV January 19, 2024 1118 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: He succeeds through poultry farming

AgribusinessTV January 16, 2024 169 No Comments

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Blaise ZONGO left his job to venture into poultry production. To establish a marketing channel for the chickens he produces, he initiated a grill house with a specialty in garlic-grilled chicken. Presently, his grilled chicken is highly acclaimed by customers, and he is pleased with the progress achieved. He shared his

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Burkina Faso: He produces corn juice

AgribusinessTV January 10, 2024 1164 No Comments

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In Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso, the company, “Entreprise TRAORÉ et Fils”, specialises in the processing of cereals, tubers and non-wood products. The manager, Yaya TRAORÉ, shares his experience in juice production, particularly the famous maize juice. Initially run by his mother, then passed on to the so

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Burkina Faso: A school dropout, he succeeds in the soy industry

AgribusinessTV November 30, 2023 1276 No Comments

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Daniel ABONGTÉ is the founder of “Terre Africaine”, a company specialised in soybean production and processing. After dropping out of school, Daniel overcame obstacles to become a successful entrepreneur. In his factory, he processes 10 tonnes of soya every day, working with a network of 460 producers. His

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Burkina Faso: Stung by the passion for bees

AgribusinessTV November 7, 2023 1250 No Comments

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Wenhaouté YACARI is a beekeeper and the village chief of Bourou, situated in the Centre-South region of Burkina Faso. Since childhood, he has been passionate about bee and honey production. This passion led him to pursue apiculture. After initial training, he dedicated many years to mastering the necessary skills. Tod

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Discovery: A machine to shred agricultural by-products

AgribusinessTV October 31, 2023 1369 No Comments

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At the recently concluded National Forum for Research and Technological Innovation (FRSIT), which took place from 24 – 28 October 2023 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, many innovations were presented to the public. One specifically caught our eye, a machine to shred agricultural by-products, which enables farmers to

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Burkina Faso: From banking to selling juice

AgribusinessTV October 24, 2023 1414 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 1387 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: Chilli eating competition

AgribusinessTV September 30, 2023 1346 No Comments

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In Burkina Faso, a fresh chilli pepper tasting competition was held. Thrill-seekers took up the challenge of eating a minimum of five chillies. The competition brought together around ten determined candidates who dared to face the fiery heat of the chillies. Sié DOLI was the overall winner. He won the sum of 50,000 F

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Burkina Faso: Young producer of soumbala

AgribusinessTV September 26, 2023 344 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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