About 9 Results found. From 1997 - 2015
News - Mar 2016Food and a future: How restored forests help women in Burkina Faso
Women in West Africa are using food from enclosed forest plots to get their households through the lean times.
WEST AFRICA SPECIAL: In Burkina Faso, small solutions and big returns
These precious pockets of green bring local communities a host of benefits.
WEST AFRICA SPECIAL: In Burkina Faso, disappearing rains and new realities
"When they showed us a map of the resources in our village, we realized that we could lose all our forest.”
News - Feb 2015Global demand can’t loosen local control of a crucial cash crop
The shea industry is a vital economic lifeline for women in Burkina Faso.
News - Jun 2014Once there was a lake: Study highlights complexity of vulnerability to environmental change
Without consultation, central governments risk making a bad situation worse.
Video - Oct 2013West African lake a field laboratory for long-term landscapes research
Scientists gather data and measure change in eight sentinel landscapes to understand how landscapes transition over time.
News - Nov 2011Children are forgotten entrepreneurs of the forest, says new CIFOR research
Scientists estimate a third of young people in forest communities involved in trade of non-timber forest products.