Burkina Faso: Organic from dad to boy



In the Savadogo household, the engagement for natural farming is sent from dad to boy. Claude Arsène Savadogo, 31 years, holds 2 Masters degrees. One in rural economy and agro-enterprises, and another one in economics, task financing and public laws. With these, he might have quickly discovered a task in the personal or public sector. Rather, he chose to take the dangerous roadway of entrepreneurship.

In 2011, he produced BIOPROTECT, a business associated with the production and marketing of natural fertilizers and pesticides in Burkina Faso. And this has actually been an outcome of following the steps of his dad, the President of the National Council of Organic Agriculture (CNABIO), who has actually dealt with the promo of agro-ecological practices for over 20 years.

Arsène uses 9 personnels, the majority of them in their twenties. In order to persuade manufacturers to utilize his fertilizers, Arsène and his group conduct field presentations. An option that settles.

Today, the young business owner aspirations to make his business a leader in the production and marketing of natural inputs.