Burkina Faso Country Platform

Réseau MARP contact person & CP coordinator:
Augustin Ouedraogo (wendpayanguede@gmail.com)

Visit from Misereor Germany to Proli-GEAFaSa project

In early March 2024, Ms Sabine Dorlöchter-Sulser from Misereor (Germany) visited Prolinnova–Senegal and was welcomed by the team in AgriBio Service, the NGO that coordinates the Misereor-funded Proli-GEAFaSa project “Promoting local innovation in water management by family farmers in the Sahel” on behalf of the Country Platforms in Senegal and Burkina Faso. Sabine and the …

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Local innovations in West Africa published in Appropriate Technology magazine

The international magazine Appropriate Technology (www.appropriate-technology.com) has published two articles about Prolinnova activities in promoting local innovation processes in West Africa: Competition for farmer innovators in managing water in Burkina Faso, by Hamadé Sigué, Augustin Ouédraogo, Kouété Paul Jimmy & Ann Waters-Bayer, in Appropriate Technology 50 (4): 50–52, including a box “Woman farmer’s innovation: growing …

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ELI-FaNS project in first half of Year 1

“Expanding the promotion of local innovation for food security and healthy nutrition to strengthen resilience with focus on women” (ELI-FaNS, 2023–25) is a follow-on project to SULCI-FaNS (Scaling Up Local Capacity to Innovate in Food and Nutrition Security, 2019–22) and has the following objectives: 1. Small-scale farmers (especially women and youth) actively innovate to improve …

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Proli-GEAFaSa Phase 2 has started! / La phase 2 de Proli-GEAFaSa a démarré !

Misereor has approved the second phase of the project “Promoting local innovation in water management in family farming in the Sahel” (Promotion de l’innovation locale dans la Gestion de l’Eau en Agriculture Familiale au Sahel, Proli-GEAFaSa-2). Misereor approuve la 2e phase du projet de ‘’Promotion de l’innovation locale dans la Gestion de l’Eau en Agriculture …

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Inception workshop for Proli-GEAFaSa-2 on 12–15 Sept in Thiès, Senegal / Atelier de lancement de Proli-GEAFaSa-2 du 12 au 15 sept à Thiès, Sénégal

Misereor (Germany) has approved the second phase of the project “Promoting local innovation in water management in family farming in the Sahel” (Promotion de l’innovation locale dans la Gestion de l’Eau en Agriculture Familiale au Sahel, Proli-GEAFaSa-2). This 3-year project coordinated by Agribio Services (Senegal) on behalf of the Prolinnova network goes from July 2023 …

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FO members deciding about agroecological innovations in Burkina Faso

Traduction en français ci-dessous As partners in the European PhD programme AgTraIn (Agricultural Transformation by Innovation), members of the international Prolinnova network co-advised the research of Aboubakar Iyabano from Cameroon over several years. Abou recently successfully defended his doctoral thesis “Unravelling the positions, roles, and agency of farmers’ organizations in the promotion of agroecology in …

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Proli-GEAFaSa final evaluation executive summary

The project “Promoting Local Innovation in Water Management in Family Farming in the Sahel (Proli-GEAFaSa), 2020–22” was implemented in two of Prolinnova’s Country Platforms (CPs) – Burkina Faso and Senegal – with funding from Misereor. The objective was to build on local knowledge and the endogenous development of practices and technologies of Sahelian family farmers …

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Annual report 2022 from West & Central Africa

The Prolinnova West & Central Africa Subregional Platform is happy to announce its 2022 annual report, which highlights the achievements, challenges and perspectives at both subregional and country-platform level. These include the identification, documentation and sharing of local innovations as well as participatory innovation development (PID) processes, capacity strengthening, networking and fundraising. It also describes …

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Proli-GEAFaSa project 2020–2022: rapport final / final report

Le rapport final du projet de Promotion de l’innovation locale en Gestion de l’Eau dans l’Agriculture Familiale au Sahel (Proli-GEAFaSa) a pour but de partager l’information sur le déroulement des activités clefs du projet au fil des trois années d’activité (janvier 2020–décembre 2022) de même que les principales leçons apprises pour les projets futurs. Proli-GEAFaSa …

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