Burkina Faso

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  • 26/09/2013 — Burkina Faso

    Hungry Planet: Episode 30

    In the latest episode of hungry planet, farmers in the arid Sahel region learn how to make the most out of scarce moisture; a myth about Haiti's famous "mud cakes" is dispelled; and cash transfers boost agricultural production in Malawi.

  • 01/04/2011 — Burkina Faso

    Hungry Planet: Episode 3

    In the third episode of hungry planet, legendary ex-Barcelona striker Hristo Stoichkov joins other soccer greats in visiting a community garden project for victims of the 2009 flooding in Burkina Faso; a social experiment in Egypt helps the urban unemployed reclaim desert land and become farmers; and a cash vouchers project in Hebron helps Palestinian families cope with rising food prices.

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Publications

  • West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2017

    West and Central Africa - Markets Update, 2017
    Highlights: Despite satisfying cereal availability, millet and sorghum prices increase beyond their seasonal trend in Mali and Niger due to stock depletion. The ongoing Ramadan is...
  • Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017

    Conducting Mobile Surveys Responsibly: A Field Book for WFP Staff, May 2017
    The field book outlines the main risks for staff engaged in mobile data collection and helps promote responsible data collection/storage/sharing in the very complex environment...
  • The Market Monitor

    The Market Monitor
    This bulletin provides information on price changes for the most commonly consumed staples and their potential impacts on the cost of the basic food basket. ...
  • Seasonal Monitor

    Seasonal Monitor
    The WFP Seasonal Monitor examines satellite imagery of rainfall and vegetation in order to assess the development of the growing season and how such conditions might impact the lives and livelihoods of the...

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