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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso
  • Capital: Ouagadougou
  • Population: 16241811
  • Size: 274200.0 Km2

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A unifying view of climate change in the Sahel linking intra-seasonal, interannual and longer time scales
A. Giannini; S. Salack; T. Lodoun / IOPscience, 2013
This journal article proposes a re-interpretation of the oceanic in?uence on the climate of the African Sahel that is consistent across observations and it is argued, resolves the uncertainty in projections of precipitation change in ...
Climate change and conflict in the Sahel: A policy brief on findings from Niger and Burkina Faso
US Agency for International Development, 2014
This report analyses the potential linkages between climate impacts and conflict in two countries in Niger and Burkina Faso. Both countries have histories of droughts and food insecurity and are marked by three factors that analysts h...
Cost and impact of policies to remove fees for obstetric care in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mali and Morocco
S Witter / FEMHealth, 2014
User fee exemption for delivery and emergency obstetric care (EmONC) has been introduced by several African countries with the aim of improving access to care and thus improving maternal and neonatal outcomes. However, the current evi...
Social protection and graduation: Case of heifer-in-trust in Burkina Faso
G Lankoandé / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2014
Working Paper 79 Gountiéni Damien Lankoandé and James Sumberg March 2014 The distribution of livestock to poor people, commonly known as heifer-in-trust (HIT) or ‘livestock-in-kind credit’, c...
Land governance and transparency livelihoods CPD event: overview
C. Maugham / Evidence on Demand, 2013
This document is a summary of key points made by speaker in the “Land Governance and Transparency” event, which took place in the UK in 2013. The paper makes reference that the first step towards better governance i...
The potential of NGOs to build resilience to climate extremes and disasters in the Sahel and a selection of DFID priority countries
S. Standley / Evidence on Demand, 2013
The BRACED is a multi-year programme which will scale up funding to NGOs interventions that build community resilience to extreme climate events in ten African and South Asian countries. Drawing on the first two phases of BRACED, this...
Conservation agriculture with trees in the West African Sahel – a review
World Agroforestry Centre, 2011
In the Sahel, the traditional parkland systems, which are the main providers of food, incomes, and environmental services, are rapidly degrading. In spite of the desperate situation, there is a growing number of cases which document s...
Implementation of the Maputo Plan of Action: opportunities and challenges for CSO action in promoting sexual and reproductive health and rights in Sub-Saharan Africa
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
The Maputo Plan of Action (MPoA) for the operationalisation of the Continental Policy Framework for Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, which was endorsed by the summit of the African Union Heads of State and Government in Janu...
Self-reported drunkenness among adolescents in four sub-Saharan African countries: associations with adverse childhood experiences
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2010
Consumption of alcohol is associated with acute and chronic adverse health outcomes. There is a paucity of studies that explore the determinants of alcohol use among adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa and, in particular, that examine t...
Local scale prediction of Plasmodium falciparum malaria transmission in an endemic region using temperature and rainfal
African Population and Health Research Center, Nairobi, Kenya, 2007
To support malaria control strategies, prior knowledge of disease risk is necessary. Developing a model to explain the transmission of malaria, in endemic and epidemic regions, is of high priority in developing health system intervent...
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