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Burkina Faso: Moving forward in spite of failures

AgribusinessTV December 24, 2021 1408 No Comments

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Boureima ZIDA tried several jobs before becoming a full-time livestock farmer. During his journey, he encountered many difficulties, including the loss of his poultry, but he did not give up. Thanks to his perseverance and the support of his family, today his activity has evolved well. “My vision for the next few

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Bénin: The accountant, passionate about breeding

AgribusinessTV December 21, 2021 1371 No Comments

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After having tried several types of breeding, Alain AYENAN chose pig breeding in order to increase his profits. “When you say you want to be an entrepreneur, it’s as if you are throwing yourself into a forest, into an uncharted territory. And especially in agriculture, breeding, it’s not easy. We fall

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Burkina Faso: Student and entrepreneur

AgribusinessTV December 17, 2021 1449 No Comments

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Fatoumata KONATE is a young student who has been able to combine her studies with entrepreneurship. She has spcialised in the processing of peanuts into paste and powder. Despite the reluctance of her parents, Fatoumata has persevered and created her business. Today, she has the ambition to have a bigger place in order

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Benin: A model in agricultural diversification

AgribusinessTV December 14, 2021 1408 No Comments

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After being featured on Agribusiness TV in 2016, the company “AgroBusiness Industriel” in Benin has evolved a lot. Its founder, Roland VIGNONFODO combines agriculture, breeding and processing, which enables him to ensure the proper functioning of his business throughout the year. “People ask me: but h

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Green thumb: At Abraham’s place

AgribusinessTV December 7, 2021 1000 No Comments

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Abraham DIAO is a gardening passionate who grows many species of plants above ground. In this video, he takes us to the discovery of his green space at home. “When I get a little on my nerves, a little upset, I go out right away and start taking care of my plants. It allows meRead More

Burkina Faso: Immersion in an irrigation company

AgribusinessTV November 23, 2021 1427 No Comments

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To better address water scarcity issues in arid zones, Ismaël ZOUNGRANA founded his company, Agri ZOODO, in Ouagadougou. Agri ZOODO specialises in the installation and sale of irrigation systems, a technique that the promoter learned during a training in Israel. Upon his return to Burkina Faso, Ismaël received severa

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Burkina Faso: Books to interest children in agriculture

AgribusinessTV November 19, 2021 1448 No Comments

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Writer by passion, Yennenga KOMPAORÉ shares her love for agriculture and nature conservation with children through books. Her books are highly appreciated by teachers who do not hesitate to introduce students to this learning method which develops their knowledge in agriculture and encourages them to love reading.

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Burkina Faso: The passion for breeding, from father to son

AgribusinessTV November 16, 2021 1452 No Comments

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Abdoul Aziz BELEMVIRE is the founder of Bio Délice, a company which transforms cow’s milk into pasteurized milk, natural and sweet yoghurt. This business idea was born from an observation during his stay on the family farm. To avoid wasting unsold milk, he came up with the idea of marketing it on social networks

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Burkina Faso: Small steps of an ambitious young man

AgribusinessTV November 12, 2021 1975 No Comments

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Yacouba OUEDRAOGO came to Burkina Faso from Cote d’Ivoire to continue his university studies, but things did not go as planned. He had to quit his studies and work to be financially stable. After working for a few years as a security guard, he made some savings and opened his restaurant. Thanks to his courage Read More

Burkina Faso: Maggots to better feed your poultry

AgribusinessTV November 9, 2021 1434 No Comments

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Maggots are a natural source of animal protein for livestock. Justin ZOMBRE seized this opportunity by producing and marketing these larvae as an alternative to expensive imported foods. His ambition is to expand his business by producing other types of flies that are even more nutritious. “We are in the process

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