Research4Life’s AGORA Programme Helps Researchers in Burkina Faso Address Agricultural Challenges (PDF)
Published: Friday 10th September 2010 Category: Research4Life in the News
Research4Life’s AGORA Programme Helps Researchers in Burkina Faso Address Agricultural Challenges
New video illustrates how local research institute uses scientific information to change the way people grow their crops.
As one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso regularly suffers from drought, poor soil, lack of adequate communications and other infrastructure, a low literacy rate, and a stagnant economy. With 80% of the population relying on the agricultural sector, improving the productivity and competitiveness of Burkina Faso’s agricultural sector is a critical issue for the country’s future.