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Burkina Faso's climate is prone to strong seasonal and annual variation due to its location in the hinterland and within the confines of the Sahara. The country has three climatic zones: the Sahelian zone in the north receiving less than 600mm average annual rainfall; the north-sudanian zone in the center receiving an average annual rainfall ...

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PRACTICES IN BURKINA FASO CHALLENGE Declining soil fertility in semi-arid West African soils presents a major challenge to food security in the Sudanian and Sahelian regions of Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Niger, Cameroon, and Chad. A complex web of social, economic, political, and

FORESTS IN BURKINA FASO - theforestsdialogue.org

Forests in Burkina Faso (2/2). Vegetation in the Sahelian region! The vegetation content in this area is dominated by various categories of steppes (grassland, shrub, tree) interrupted here and there by growing densities of thickets north to southward, and gallery forests.

Potential pollinators of Tamarindus indica L ...

The study was undertaken in Sudanian zone of Burkina Faso. The insects were captured using a net on the flowers. The determination of the insects visiting flowers is made using the Chenery key. The results show that wind pollination of tamarind is very low. We determined two long distance pollinators of Hymenoptera group (Xylocopa olivacea and ...

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Map 1: Agro-ecological Zones of Burkina Faso * Source: Country Partnership Programme on Sust ainable Land Management in Burkina Faso (2006) Burkina Faso can be divided into two large agro-ecological zones (Sahelian and Sudanian); each of which can in turn be subdivided into two sub-zones (see Map 1). The Sahelian zone, which

To What Extent Do Protected Areas Determine the ...

However, little is known about the effectiveness of these protected areas in conserving biodiversity. This study compared the diversity and structural characteristics of the vegetation communities in protected and unprotected areas in the Sudanian zone of Burkina Faso. A total of 208 species representing 41 families and 145 genera were found.

Herbarium collections and field data‐based plant diversity ...

Burkina Faso, a landlocked West African country, covers an area of 274.200 km 2 between 9–15° N and 6° W−3° E and is inhabited by well over 13 million people. Biogeographically, the country extends from the Sahelian zone in the north to the Sudanian zone in the south.

A comparison between urban livestock production strategies ...

Mar 20, 2012· Bobo Dioulasso is the second largest city of Burkina Faso, situated in the southern Sudanian savanna. It covers an area of 13,678 ha and hosted about 489,967 inhabitants in 2007 (Zida-Bangre 2009). Its climate is characterized by a rainy season (May–October), a cool dry season (November–February) and a hot dry season (March–May).

Contribution of browse to ruminant nutrition across three ...

Recent studies in the Sahelian and Sudanian zones of Burkina Faso reported a noticeable decline of woody vegetation over time (Ariori and Ozer, 2005; Paré et al., 2010; Sop and Oldeland, 2011). Although this should induce changes in the use of browse species by ruminants on pasture, information on the occurrence, extent and consequences of ...

Biodiversity and carbon stocks in different land use types ...

In the Sudanian zone of West Africa in general and in Burkina Faso particularly, different land uses and management systems are encountered ranging from State forests (managed by central administration) to Community managed forests and to Natural vegetation not under defined management per se (known as protected forest "forêts protégées ...

(PDF) Regeneration pattern of four threatened tree species ...

Regeneration pattern of four threatened tree species in Sudanian savannas of Burkina Faso Amadé Ouédraogo & Adjima Thiombiano Agroforestry Systems An International Journal incorporating Agroforestry Forum ISSN 0167-4366 Agroforest Syst DOI 10.1007/s10457-012-9505-9 1 23 Your article is protected by copyright and all rights are held exclusively by Springer Science+Business Media B.V..

Biodiversity and carbon stocks in different land use types ...

Jan 15, 2016· In the Sudanian zone of West Africa in general and in Burkina Faso particularly, different land uses and management systems are encountered ranging from State forests (managed by central administration) to Community managed forests and to Natural vegetation not under defined management per se (known as protected forest "forêts protégées ...

Burkina Faso - UN Environment

Burkina Faso has 10 km 2 of peat land (WEC, 2013). Wind Burkina Faso's location on the west coast of Africa is not ideal for wind energy. The average wind speeds recorded are between 1 and 3 m/s, with the faster speeds recorded in the northern parts of the country. Although this is rather low, it is currently being used to support small-scale ...

Sudanian Savanna - Wikipedia

Sudanian savanna with bunchgrass tufts of Andropogon gayanus, Pama reserve, Burkina Faso. The Sudanian Savanna is a broad belt of tropical savanna that runs east and west across the African continent, from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the western lowlands in the east.

Effects of Piliostigma reticulatum on the Vegetation ...

Effects of Piliostigma reticulatum on the Vegetation Dynamic in Sudanian Zone of Burkina Faso Barthélémy Yélémou1, Abdoulaye Tyano2, Babou André Bationo3, Bassiaka Ouattara4, Jonas Koala5 & Jeanne Millogo Rasolodimby6 1Institut de l'Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA)-Saria, Département Gestion des Ressources

Burkina Faso | weADAPT | Climate adaptation planning ...

Burkina Faso has very low levels of emissions, of 0.07t/capita compared to the world average of 4.22 tonnes/capita, and as such the focus should be on adaptation to climate change rather than mitigation, as under any international agreement Burkina Faso would fall …

Natural Enemies of Calidea panaethiopica (Heteroptera ...

of Jatropha curcas L. in the South-Sudanian Zone of Burkina Faso Younous Wakaï Djimmy1, Souleymane Nacro2,3* 1Département des Productions Végétales, Institut du Développement Rural (IDR), Université Polytechnique de Bobo-Dioulasso, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso 2Fondation Fasobiocarburant, Léo, Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso | CCAFS: CGIAR research program on Climate ...

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa covering about 274,000 km 2. The country's economy is heavily dependent on agriculture, which accounts for nearly a third of the gross domestic product (GDP). The majority of the population live in rural areas where they practice subsistence farming using rudimentary agricultural techniques.

Embassy of Burkino Faso in Canada - Practical Information.

Practical Information . Climate. Because of its location in the Sudanian zone (between 9 and 15 ° 20 ° 54 N latitude, 2 ° 20 W) Burkina Faso has a tropical climate with two seasons: a dry season from March to June and a season rainy from July to October.

Burden of Severe Fungal Infections in Burkina Faso - gaffi.org

Burkina Faso by establishing reasonable estimates of their annual incidence and prevalence. 2. Materials and Methods Different approaches were used to estimate the incidence and prevalence of severe fungal infections in Burkina Faso. Initially, we performed a PubMed search using the …