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Project name/ case study


Farming systems


Rainfall (agro-ecological zone)


Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina

Cotton/cereals or cereals/legumes   with livestock

cotton+maize + sorghum+ cowpea +peanut

South soudanian  with annual rainfall  betwenn 800 and 1200 mm

Smallholder  Conservation Agriculture Promotion (SCAP)

Burkina, Niger, Guinée

cereal based farming systems, mixed crop-livestock farming systems with very little inputs

sorghum, millet, maize, cowpea, groundnuts, rice, sesame, gardening

350 - 3 500 mm annually depending on the sites