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

associated research organizations and NGOs


family farms in different Sahel ecologies targeted


institutional and political players targeted by advocacy actions


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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FAIR Sahel

Country and/or area of intervention

Burkina Faso, Mali, Sénégal

Project date

2020 - 2024



9 000 000 €


Financial backers