May 2021

Farmers’ perceptions of the impacts of Adansonia digitata L. leaves exploitation on its conservation and on livelihoods of local communities in Mali, West Africa

Download article as PDF By: Hadidjatou Nana Sogodogo, Kapoury Sanogo, PhD, DA Sie Sylvestre, PhD, Souleymane S. Traoré, PhD and Joseph Ipou, PhD. Abstract Baobab tree species plays a significant role in the livelihoods of rural dwellers in the Sahel regions. This study was carried out to analyze farmer’s perceptions on the impacts of Adansonia digitata L. leaves exploitation...

Why youth here aspire to be farmers, the case of Burkina Faso

Download article as PDF Jobs that are intellectually satisfying, economically rewarding and low on drudgery are the biggest draw for youth anywhere in the world. This is exactly what is drawing youngsters to farming in Burkina Faso, contrary to the trend in many developing countries. The introduction of seed production through projects funded by the Bill...

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