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Management of check dams in the Sirba sub-basin, Burkina Faso

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Boulis/earth pan reservoirs and their surrounding areas can be used for income generation in Burkina Faso. For example, farmers and pastoralists pay an annual fee (in proportion to the size of their herd) to graze their animals around boulis. This document is a draft agreement outlining participatory negotiations for the management of boulis reservoirs, and specifies the role and responsibilities of the Boulis Management Committee (COGEB).