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Workshop documents/Documents d'atelier

Workshop on irrigated land tenure in the Sahel (Task Force for implementing the 'Dakar Declaration')

English

This is the report of a workshop held on 8 and 9 June 2015 in Bamako, Mali, to present and discuss the results of a study on securing irrigated land tenure in the six countries within the Permanent Inter-State Committee for the Fight against Drought in the Sahel (CILSS) in the context of the "Dakar Declaration".

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Action plan to improve agricultural advice services in the irrigated areas around the Bagré dam in Burkina Faso

English

This document, based on a consensus between stakeholders, sets out a roadmap for the development of effective agricultural advice services and the improvement of agricultural productivity in the Bagré area.  

The Global Water Initiative (GWI)'s action-reserarch work in Burkina Faso has shown that agricultural advisory systems are inefficient and ill-adapted to the needs of smallholders. With support from GWI, stakeholders from the irrigated area therefore met at various workshops to discuss how to address this issue and establish an action plan. 

Action plan to improve agricultural advice services in the irrigated areas around the Selingué dam in Mali

English

This document, based on a consensus between stakeholders, sets out a roadmap for the development of effective agricultural advice services and the improvement of agricultural productivity in the Sélingué area. 

The Global Water Initiative (GWI)'s action-reserarch work in Mali has shown that agricultural advisory systems are inefficient and ill-adapted to the needs of smallholders. With support from GWI, stakeholders from the basin therefore met at various workshops to discuss how to address this issue and establish an action plan. 

Action plan to improve agricultural advice services in the Anambé valley in Senegal

English

This document, based on a consensus between stakeholders, sets out a roadmap for the development of effective agricultural advice services and the improvement of agricultural productivity in the Anambé basin. 

The Global Water Initiative (GWI)'s action-reserarch work in Senegal has shown that agricultural advisory systems are inefficient and ill-adapted to the needs of smallholders. With support from GWI, stakeholders from the basin therefore met at various workshops to discuss how to address this issue and establish an action plan. 

Moving toward a common agenda for agricultural production in large dam-irrigated areas: Summary of Mali workshop

English

This report summarises the outcomes of a national workshop on agricultural advice services organised by GWI West Africa and its partners in Bamako, Mali, on 11 June 2015.

The workshop sought to foster the interest of government authorities and technical and financial partners in the participatory planning process undertaken in the Sélingué basin to improve agricultural advice services, and engage them in the implementation process.

Moving toward a common agenda for agricultural production in large dam-irrigated areas: Summary of Senegal workshop

English

This report summarises the outcomes of a national workshop on agricultural advice services organised by GWI West Africa and its partners in Dakar on 1 June 2015.

The workshop sought to foster the interest of government authorities and technical and financial partners in the participatory planning process undertaken in the Anambé basin to improve agricultural advice services, and engage them in the implementation process.

This report sums up the objectives and progress of the workshops, analyses their outcomes and lays out the action points agreed upon by participants.

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