Tag: youth

Transforming moringa leaves into tea

AgribusinessTV June 3, 2016 1312 No Comments

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At Ouahigouya, in the north of Burkina Faso, Safiatou ROAMBA transforms moringa leaves into tea. At the beginning, Safiatou was looking for the leaves of moringa for her husband who was sick. This is how she discovered the virtues of moringa and decided to produce, transform and market this plant with multiple virtues.

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Taking over the family enterprise

AgribusinessTV June 1, 2016 1348 No Comments

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Halatou DEM holds a degree in finance. In 2011, she took over “Danaya Cereals”, an enterprise involved in the transformation and marketing of agricultural products founded by her mother in 1992. Her ambition is to do better than her mother, thanks to her academic competencies. She has worked on the restructuration

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Crowdfunding, lessons from a success

AgribusinessTV May 19, 2016 1715 No Comments

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Jean Ehui Delmas, an ICT for development specialist, ambitions to put ICTs at the service of agriculture. Faced by lack of finance, he organised a crowdfunding campaign on the Internet in 2015 that enabled him to raise fund to launch “Lôr Bouôr”, an integrated platform connecting actors of the agricultural world.

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Organic from father to son

AgribusinessTV May 17, 2016 956 No Comments

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In the Savadogo family, the engagement for organic agriculture is transmitted from father to son. Claude Arsène Savadogo holds two Masters degrees. One in rural economy and agro-enterprises, and another one in economics, project finance and public policies. With these, he could have easily found a job in the public or

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An accountant mutating into a farmer

AgribusinessTV May 12, 2016 906 No Comments

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Alain AYENA is an accountant since 2001 in a big company in Benin. In 2014, he decides to leave all and venture into agriculture. “About 10 years ago, I noticed that some lorries were leaving the north of Benin with cargos of tomatoes, chillies, and other vegetables. I have asked some people to know whether Read More

Innovating on a saturated market

AgribusinessTV May 5, 2016 1012 No Comments

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With a degree in law, Dorothy Selamo’s first dream was to become a judge, administrator or to open her own firm to practice law. But today she found her happiness in agribusiness. Dorothy Selamo has founded Gariland International, a company based in Mbalmayo, a town situated at 45 km from Yaoundé in Cameroon. Sh

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A passion that pays off

AgribusinessTV May 5, 2016 1047 No Comments

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Richard Moné is employed in an NGO based in Ouagadougou. At the same time, he is developing his business in the production of layers and other birds at Loumbila, a locality situated at 20 km from the capital city of Burkina Faso. A passion that has started to pay off for him. With about 1000Read More

Successful return to the land after school

AgribusinessTV May 5, 2016 871 No Comments

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After leaving agricultural school in early 2000’s, Roland could have become a veterinarian or a forestry officer, like his parents wanted. But he had other plans, to become an agricultural entrepreneur. Today, Roland Vignonfodo is an accomplished agricultural entrepreneur. With a lot of patience and self-sacrifice, h

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