This article draws on research the author carried out in Ghana and Burkina Faso to explore the impact of a transboundary water governance project on poor people

This booklet captures some key developments in agricultural biotechnology in Africa. Contrary to the strongly held belief that the continent is not ready to embrace new technologies, much has been accomplished in agricultural biotechnology.

The heaviest rainfall in 90 years in the African state of Burkina Faso has triggered heavy flooding and forced thousands of people to flee their homes, the government said Wednesday.

"We have been able to find shelter for about 110,000 people but there are others who have taken refuge with their neighbors," Prime Minister Tertius Zongo told reporters after an emergency cabinet meeting.

This study on financial and economic analysis of ecological sanitation (ecosan) in Sub-Saharan Africa was financed by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). It focused on a comparison of sanitation technologies suitable for urban settlements.

This study on financial and economic analysis of ecological sanitation (ecosan) in Sub-Saharan Africa was financed by the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP). It focused on a comparison of sanitation technologies suitable for urban settlements.

Traditional hazards such as poor sanitation currently account for most of Africa

As multiple countries share a river, the likelihood of a water resource conflict from climate change could be higher between countries. This paper demonstrates how countries can cooperate in transboundary water sharing in a sustainable way, given the

Agrobiodiversity and indigenous knowledge represents a strategic force to combat poverty and food insecurity. Women's income from shea nut tree products pays for children's school fees, clothing, food and items of daily use, while the oil itself nourishes the family.

The annual report describes the third year activities of the

Some countries in West Africa are considering the potential adoption of insect resistant cotton. Burkina Faso has already approved commercial cultivation of this technology. This paper presents the results of a socio economic impact assessment of the potential adoption of insect resistant cotton in West Africa using an augmented economic surplus model to consider risk and parameter uncertainty.

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