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Burkina Faso

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

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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...
Living testimony: obstetric fistula and inequities in maternal health
D. Jones (ed); E. Brazier (ed); P. Lee Poy (ed) / Family Care International, 2007
Obstetric fistula is an injury to the birth canal, resulting from prolonged labour, that has devastating physical and psychological effects on women’s lives. Its persistence reveals vast inequities in access to and quality of re...
Does Rapid Agricultural Growth Require a System of Innovation? Evidence from Ghana & ...
J. Jatoe / Future Agricultures Consortium, 2013
John Baptist D. Jatoe, Damien G. Lankoandé and James Sumberg May 2013 This paper tests the ‘systems of innovation’ hypothesis for a selection of crops in Ghana and Burkina Faso that have shown significant...
Alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms: impacts on routine preventative health clinic visits in Burkina Faso
R Akresh; D De Walque; H Kazianga / World Bank, 2012
We conducted a unique randomized experiment to estimate the impact of alternative cash transfer delivery mechanisms on household demand for routine preventative health services in rural Burkina Faso. The two-year pilot program randoml...
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