Burkina Faso and Agriculture and food
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- L’Économie Politique du Succès de la Filière Coton au Burkina Faso: Entre Paradoxes et ...
- Loada, A. / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2012
- FAC document de travail no. 41 par Augustin Loada Le présent article porte sur léconomie politique de la filière coton au Burkina Faso. Si lhistoire du succès économique de ce...
- Democratisation and the Political Economy of Agricultural Policy in Africa
- Colin Poulton / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2012
- FAC Working Paper 43 by Colin Poulton Theories of policy neglect of, or discrimination against, agriculture in Africa include urban bias (Lipton 1977; Bates 1981) and the narrow self-interest of autonomous elites (van de W...
- Can the smallholder model deliver poverty reduction and food security
- S. Wiggins / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2010
- By Steve Wiggins July 2009 Despite the achievements of smallholders in Asia during the green revolution, there is scepticism that Africas smallholders who dominate the farm area in most countries can im...
- Burkina Faso: Organic cotton under threat from GM cotton
- I. Maiga 2011
- The number of farmers growing genetically modified cotton in Burkina Faso has risen sharply in recent years. Organic cotton production had been increasing, but the spread of GM cotton is now threatening to stop organic cotton in its t...
- Land rehabilitation on the central plateau of Burkina Faso and building resilience to climate change through farmer-managed natural regeneration in Niger
- P. Buffle / Ecosystems and Livelihoods Adaptation Network, 2011
- This case study examines adaptation measures that have been implemented in the Sahel region since the 1980s, including farmer?managed natural regeneration (FMNR). In Burkina Faso, efforts have been implemented to rehabilitate bar...
- Monitoring price movements during crucial periods of the year to forecast grain crisis in West Africa
- C. Araujo; C. Araujo-Bonjean; S. Brunelin / AgEcon Search, 2011
- Countries located in the Sahel region of Africa are repeatedly confronted by episodes of rapid increase in grain prices resulting in food crises. This paper aims at exploiting grain price data to detect the warning signs of looming fo...
- Climate change and sub-Saharan Africa: points of vulnerability and potential for adaptation
- H. Connor; L. Mqadi; P. Mukheibir / HELIO International, 2007
- Africa is vulnerable to climate change on two fronts: firstly, because of existing vulnerabilities and secondly, due to capacity limitations for disaster mitigation and inability to adapt to climate change. There is an urgent nee...
- Is climate change a threat to security in West Africa?: local experts give their views
- O. Brown; A. Crawford / International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 2008
- Traditionally seen as an environmental and an energy issue, climate change is now also being cast as a threat to international peace and security. Africa, though the least responsible for greenhouse gas emissions, is seen as the conti...
- What is the political landscape for the introduction of bio-fortified crops in West Africa?
- R. Birner; S. Abel Kone; N. Linacre; D. Resnick / AgBioForum, 2008
- This article examines the political landscape for the introduction of bio-fortified crops in west Africa. Focusing on Burkina Faso and Mali, it analyses the current state of bio-safety legislation and the political debates regarding g...
- Governments have to help people adapt to drought and climate change
- P. Trench; J. Rowley; M. Diarra / CARE International, 2007
- This paper examines vulnerability to droughts in Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso against the background of the 2005 food crisis in the Sahel region. The authors argue that vulnerability to droughts is due to a combination of political, e...