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  1. Library Resource
    Conference Papers & Reports
    June, 2015
    Western Africa, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Mali, Niger, Senegal

    This is the report of a workshop held on 8 and 9 June 2015 in Bamako, Mali, to present and discuss the results of a study on securing irrigated land tenure in the six countries within the Permanent Inter-State Committee for the Fight against Drought in the Sahel (CILSS) in the context of the "Dakar Declaration".

  2. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2015
    Western Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal

    Analysis of land allocation strategies in irrigated agriculture schemes in West Africa yields lessons which can guide the design and implementation of current and forthcoming projects. Allocation of insufficient land makes the main purposes of large dam projects – to combat poverty and to increase national cereal production – more difficult to achieve. Research by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) at three dam project sites in West Africa shows that the area of land allocated per family is usually about 1 hectare (ha).

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    Les conditions foncières de la viabilité de la riziculture irriguée cover image
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    August, 2015
    Western Africa, Burkina Faso, Mali, Senegal

    L’analyse des aménagements hydro-agricoles en Afrique de l’Ouest permet de tirer des leçons concernant l’affectation foncière, qui peuvent servir pour orienter les aménagements en cours, ou ceux qui sont prévus dans les années à venir. Sans affectation foncière adéquate, les objectifs principaux des barrages – la lutte contre la pauvreté et l’amélioration de la production nationale de céréales – pourront difficilement être atteints.

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