Léon BADIARA is a rural development engineer, specializing in biotechnology of reproduction. Located in Ouagadougou, he created and runs the Genetic Center, a farm whose main activity is the production of high-performance dairy animals to improve nutrition in Burkina Faso.
Lassané SAVADOGO is a Burkina Faso market gardener who created the social enterprise Manegré. Through this company, and the association ASPMI of which it is a part, Lassané has developed an innovative solution to market gardening storage practices, enabling producers to increase their income by reducing the perishability of food.
Antoine SOMBIE is the director of the Wouol association, gathering farmers around Bérégadougou (western Burkina Faso). This association encourages all farmers to produce according to the good practices of organic farming.
Desiré YAMEOGO is president of the Wend-Puire association.
Its aim is to fight against poverty and to bring people to improve their quality of life through apiculture, which is an economic and environmental tool for development.
Simone ZOUNDI is an entrepreneur who has developed Sodepal, confectionery and nutritious biscuits designed to combat child malnutrition in Burkina Faso. She is convinced that it is through agro-food industry that Burkina Faso will be able to develop.