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BURKINA FASO

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Main partners involved

​​Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles 

ACRA Foundation

University of Nazi Boni

INERA & UNB FFRUs

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  • Bondokuy, Mouhoun - Boucle du Mohoun Region

    • 268 male and 32 female farmers

    • About 248km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-A

  • Kari/Kamandéna, Mouhoun - Boucle du Mohoun Region

    • 204 male and 34 female farmers

    • About 220km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-A

  • Béreba, Tuy - Hauts-Bassins Region

    • 284 male and 30 female farmers

    • About 249km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-B

  • Dohoun, Tuy - Hauts-Bassins Region

    • 212 males and 13 females farmer

    • About 244km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-B

  • Wakuy, Tuy - Hauts-Bassins Region

    • 157 male and 18 female farmers

    • About 249km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-B

Activities carried out:

INERA and UNB

Focus on sustainable soil management and agri-livestock integration.  

Research on:

  • Strategies for integration.

  • Cotton-based crops, cereal-based crops and cotton-cereal cropping systems.

  • Soil management: minimum tillage, biochar, intercropping.

ACRA Foundation

Focus on field participatory assessment of NUS and water and soil management. ​

Research on:

  • Fonio – assessment and soil management practices.

  • Millet 

  • Cowpea 

ACRA FFRUs

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  • Zhorgo, Ganzourgou - Plateau Central Region

    • 5 male and 89 female farmers

    • About 79km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-B

  • Mogtédo, Ganzourgou - Plateau Central Region

    • 14 male and 50 female farmers

    • About 75km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-B

  • Léo, Sissili - Centre-Ouest Region

    • 34 males and 8 females farmers

    • About 147km from Ouagadougou

      FFRU-C

    Loumbila, Oubritenga - Plateau Central Region

    • 151 male and 124 female farmers

    • About 24km from Ouagadougou

    • FFRU-D

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UNB, INERA and ACRA

Neglected Underutilized crop Species

Fonio, Pearl millet, Bambara groundnut

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UNB, INERA and ACRA

Land recovery

Focusing on the recovery of abandoned land and the restoration of sustainable production

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UNB and INERA

Sustainable soil management

Sustainable soil management, integrated soil fertility management strategies intercropping. 

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