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FAIR agroecology for more resilient agriculture in the Sahel

FAIR agroecology for more resilient agriculture in the Sahel

Overall objective

The overall aim of the FAIR Sahel project is to create the conditions for the agro-ecological intensification of small-scale producers in the Sahel in order to improve their resilience to climate change.

Specific intervention area

Mali: Cercles of Ségou, Sikasso and Koulikoro.

Burkina Faso: Centre-Nord, Hauts-Bassin and Plateau Central regions.

Senegal: Departments of Tambacounda, Fatick and Niayes Territory.

Project objectives
  • Identify innovative production systems and collective development dynamics.
  • Design with producers innovative and efficient production systems.
  • Create favorable conditions for agroecological intensification by considering necessary institutional dynamics.
  • Capitalize, communicate and disseminate knowledge from the project and other stakeholders about agroecological intensification.
Key figures
17

associated research organizations and NGOs

500

family farms in different Sahel ecologies targeted

50

institutional and political players targeted by advocacy actions

10

10 études conduites par des doctorants

Main activities carried out

CARI participates in this project as part of the GTAE, to support ENDA Pronat in the advocacy activities of the project.

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Acronym​

FAIR Sahel

Country and/or area of intervention

Burkina Faso, Mali, Sénégal

Project date

2020 - 2024

Coordinator

Budget

9 000 000 €

Partners

Financial backers