Burkina Faso is currently developing a strategy to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) based on improving land use planning, securing land rights, improving management of agro-sylvo-pastoral systems, and building capacity. Photo: CAD Productions.

Unlocking economic growth through integrated natural resource planning and governance

Burkina Faso, a landlocked country in the West African Sahel, includes sparse and dry forests, woodlands, wooded and shrub savannas, and a large desert area to the North. The country relies heavily on agriculture, yet faces shrinking arable land and increasing soil degradation. Enhancing factors…

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