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The cultivation of trees that are resistant to drought and provide nutritional food throughout the year is a means of survival for many families in crisis in the Sahel

Angela Robson and Mike Goldwater

27, Jul, 2012 @10:43 AM

Sahel food crisis: life in Burkina Faso – in pictures

Drought and conflict have left millions of people in the Sahel facing severe shortages of food and water. The situation is critical near the border between Mali and Burkina Faso

18, May, 2012 @10:39 AM

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Mali refugees struggle to settle in Burkina Faso as food crisis deepens
Tuaregs fleeing conflict in Mali have put their own mark on Mentao camp but adapting to refugee life is least of problems

Afua Hirsch

12, Jul, 2012 @10:52 AM

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Winds of climate change blast farmers’ hopes of sustaining a livelihood in Burkina Faso
Extreme climate events of drought, erratic rainfall and violent winds are destroying crops and worsening living standards

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Blowing the house down: life on the frontline of extreme weather in the Gambia
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International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: Christian Aid in Burkina Faso

International Day for Disaster Risk Reduction: Christian Aid in Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso welcomes drug trials

New clinics allow African researchers to test the latest drugs locally but logistical problems remain a challenge

Tatum Anderson

10, Dec, 2009 @9:00 AM

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Changing roles in Burkina Faso - a photo essay
In one of the poorest countries in the world, Burkina Faso, a very special school gives new hope to orphaned or disadvantaged girls

Jean-Marc Caimi & Valentina Piccinni

27, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Burkina Faso tightens press freedom amid security crisis
Law defined ‘death sentence’ for media outlets criminalises demoralisation of armed forces

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Burkina Faso feeling the impact of drought - video

Drought, rising prices and conflict have caused major food shortages in the Sahel. In Burkina Faso, the situation has been made worse by an influx of refugees fleeing conflict in neighbouring Mali

17, Feb, 2012 @10:54 AM