Articles & Portraits

February 16, 2020

AgroBootCamp : A positive outcome for the 4th edition of the green entrepreneurship training camp!

From February 2nd to 9th, the 4th edition of AgroBootCamp took place in Benin. 40 participants from 10 countries took part in this event.
September 26, 2019

Essential services and the circular economy: Crossed views from France and Africa

On June 24, the Projection Network's annual exchange day took place at AFD with the theme of the circular economy.
July 25, 2019

The circular economy has always been present in Africa

Interview of Murielle Diaco by Spore Magazine, online media of the CTA (Technical Center for Agricultural and Rural Cooperation), specialized in agribusiness, entrepreneurship and innovation.
June 13, 2019

World Environment Day: Fighting air pollution

Every year, the World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5th. This year's theme is "Air Pollution", which has become a major concern for the environment.
April 19, 2019

All you need to know about AgroBootCamp 3rd edition

The 3rd edition of AgroBootCamp took place from April 11 to 17 in Tori-Bossito in Benin, with a very positive outcome.
April 3, 2019

#Announcement: Murielle Diaco joins the executive team of the African Circular Economy Network

  Our CEO Murielle Diaco becomes an executive member of the African Circular Economy Network (ACEN). ACEN vision is to build a restorative African economy that […]
March 14, 2019

AgroBootCamp: 2019 is looking good!

AgroBootCamp is back with a bang in 2019. Same forms and objectives as last year with some surprises in bonus. The 1st edition of the year will be held in Benin from April 11 to 17.
December 5, 2018

Ubuntu Club: supporting the new generation of entrepreneurs in Africa

DJOUMAN's team is happy to announce the creation of Ubuntu Club, an association that will now take care of its entrepreneurial and business support activities.
November 22, 2018

Floods in Africa: what solutions to implement?

Many cities in Africa suffer from flooding. An overview of some possible solutions to prevent these disasters.
November 1, 2018

Benoo: Innovating for off-grid energy access in Africa

Benoo Energies develops innovative solutions to provide access to energy and value-added services in rural areas of Africa.
October 17, 2018

AgroBootCamp: the keys to success in green entrepreneurship

The 2nd edition of AgroBootCamp took place from October 4th to 10th in Benin. Here is a look back at these 7 days of practical training in green entrepreneurship.
September 17, 2018

Meet the partners of Agro Boot Camp : Kawfê

The next edition of Agro Boot Camp will be held from October 4 to 10 in Tori-Bossito, Benin. The second edition of our agro-ecology training camp […]
July 11, 2018

TYEGRO-CI: agricultural innovation for sustainable development in Africa

We are the most destructive generation in the history of our beautiful planet. In Côte d'Ivoire, the TYEGRO-CI company has given itself the mission to innovate in the agricultural field to reconcile Man and his environment.
June 5, 2018

Green Africa Booster 2018: green innovation in the spotlight

Green innovation was in the spotlight during the Green Africa Innovation Booster which took place last June in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast. Between conferences, high level networking and start-ups exhibition, the program of these meetings was very rich.
April 19, 2018

Let’s fight plastic pollution!

Every year, World Environment Day is celebrated on June 5. For 2018, the theme chosen fits particularly well with Africa: "Fighting plastic pollution". No gesture is too small, everyone can and should act at their level. We tell you how!
April 6, 2018

Namé Recycling : for a better management of plastic waste

Plastic waste is a major source of pollution especially in Africa. In Cameroon, the young company Namé Recycling has specialized in recycling this waste, allowing it to be a raw material for different industries.
March 22, 2018

BenAgri : the platform for agricultural entrepreneurs in Africa

Agricultural and agri-food products are sorely lacking in visibility in Africa. In Benin, the BenAgri platform offers a showcase for local products and wishes to promote the "made in Benin".
February 22, 2018

Adding value to local products in Africa: how does a Nigerian start-up meet this challenge?

Africa has imported nearly 41 billion dollars worth of food products, while the continent has ample potential to guarantee its food self-sufficiency. In Niger, the social enterprise VLAN intends to reverse this trend by promoting local ingredients.
February 9, 2018

Understanding agro-ecology in Africa in 3 points

Agro-ecology is a serious alternative for food security in Africa because it aims to promote an agriculture that is threefold efficient, on the economic, social and environmental levels.
January 24, 2018

GiftedMom: the health assistant for pregnant women and new mothers

Cameroonian start-up Gifted Mom wants to improve access to health care for pregnant women and young mothers through technology.
January 17, 2018

BioPhyto: organic inputs to conquer Africa

A look back at the journey of BioPhyto, a producer of organic inputs in Benin, which in two years has successfully raised funds, obtained organic certification, expanded to the rest of Africa and is creating more and more impact locally.
January 16, 2018

7 steps to succeed in social entrepreneurship in Africa

Are you wondering how to get started in social entrepreneurship in Africa, how to create a business that can positively impact your community, your country?
December 14, 2017

Ivorian artisanal maritime fishing in danger

In the waters of West Africa, vessels of various origins are fishing illegally. Fish is becoming scarcer and more expensive.
December 14, 2017

Social entrepreneurship in West Africa

In West Africa, these entrepreneurs want to solve the problems facing their communities by creating responsible and economically viable businesses.
December 14, 2017

Understanding Overfishing in West Africa

In West African waters, vessels of various origins fish illegally. As a result, fish become scarcer and more expensive for local populations. This worrisome situation threatens both […]
November 30, 2017

Agripreneur, a job with great future in Africa

Are you tempted by agricultural entrepreneurship in Africa? The Guide to Digital Agripreneurship is a must-have: advice, case studies, good practices and errors to avoid in […]
November 15, 2017

Coliba: plastic waste becomes a valuable resource

A year ago, we introduced you to Coliba: an Ivorian startup that collects plastic waste in Abidjan and Accra through a mobile app. A year later, […]
November 9, 2017

RRECAM: Biogas becomes the energy of the future in Cameroon

If Africa is to take full advantage of renewable energy, it is essential that local companies not only take ownership of the technologies but, above all, […]
November 1, 2017

Triton, car washing becomes ecological and responsible

In major African capitals, car wash centers often mean long wait times for customers and excessive water consumption. To address this problem, in Benin, Triton offers […]
October 25, 2017

LIFI-LED brings light and internet to remote villages in Africa

A year ago, we introduced you to the Ivorian start-up Lifi-Led. Its innovation: giving access to electricity and the Internet through light. Its objective is to […]
October 11, 2017

TAKOS: Solar refrigerator and electric car made in Cameroon

The sun, Africa in abundance. Yet the technologies and equipment needed to harness solar power are often imported from Western or Asian countries. Wishing to harness […]
October 3, 2017

Africa at the time of circular economy

Africa at a time of circular economy. Not the growth-at-all-costs time, but rather the one of economic renewal that it could inspire to the rest of […]
October 3, 2017

NVERSE: the start-up that 100% recycles used ink cartridges

Circular economy episode 4: But what happens to your used ink cartridges? Thrown in the trash most often. Faced with this situation, the Ivorian start-up Nverse […]
September 29, 2017

Waste becomes a sustainable energy source

To continue our cycle on the circular economy, we decided to introduce you to an association that works to improve waste management in both urban and […]
September 21, 2017

Circular economy: new perspectives for Africa

At a time when Africa is being invaded by waste, the question of moving to a circular economy is crucial. We have chosen to make a […]
June 18, 2016

World Environment Day in Africa

The World Environment day is celebrated on the 5th of June each year. A time chosen by the United Nations to encourage awareness as well as […]