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The challenges for small producers in the areas irrigated by large dams - the case of the Bagré dam in Burkina Faso

Les enjeux pour les petits producteurs dans l’irrigation à grande échelle – le cas du barrage de Bagré au Burkina Faso
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Oumar OUEDRAOGO, Serge Alfred SEDOGO

This report presents the results of research on the livelihoods of small farmers. The study was conducted with the participation of rice producers based on the irrigated area around the Bagré dam in Burkina Faso. It is part of the activities undertaken by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in West Africa which aims to define through its research evidence the options for improving the lives of smallholders farming downstream of large dams.

May 2014

GWI West Africa