Sahel food crisis: The situation in Burkina Faso

Sahel food crisis: The situation in Burkina Faso
This is part of a series of posts, looking at the state of the Sahel food crisis. You can also find a regional overview and a report on the situation in Chad on this blog so far. On Tuesday, I was invited by Oxfam to look at one of their projects addressing the current food crisis in the wider region. A car took us from Ouagadougou, the capital, north to Kaya and from there to several surrounding villages. The dry season has the country in its hot and dusty grip now. Temperatures are above 40°C every day and it hasn’t rained for ...

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