Making large dams in West Africa profitable: What role for agricultural advisory services?
This is a report of the regional workshop "Making large dams in West Africa profitable: What role for agricultural advice?" held in Bamako, on 4 and 5 June 2014. The workshop was organized by the Global Water Initiative (GWI) in West Africa in partnership with IED-Afrique (Innovation, Environment and Development).
GWI West Africa is an initiative funded by the Howard G. Buffett Foundation and implemented by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) and the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED).
The workshop brought together twenty participants from Burkina Faso, Niger, Senegal, Benin, Guinea Bissau and Mali, and included: representatives of producer organisations; state technical services responsible for the management of dams; and technical development partners.
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