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What are the prospects for intensifying soil fertility management in the Sahel? A case study from Sanmatenga, Burkina Faso

Elshout, S.; Sandwidi, B.; Ouédraogo, É.; Kaboré, R.; Tapsoba, G.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2001
  • Publisher: IIED-Drylands Programme
Metadata only record This paper discusses the results of a soil fertility management programme that was part of an integrated rural development project, and carried out as part of the pre-implementation phase of the soil fertility action plan (developed by the Burkina Faso government). It analyses the soil fertility management practices of a sample of 40 farming families that participated in project activities in 1998 and 1999.
free text keywords: Manure, Subsistence production, Soil nutrients, Sanmatenga, Rock phosphate, Mineral fertilizers, Population pressure, Agricultural policies, Agricultural intensification, Ecosystem, bodemvruchtbaarheid, bodembeheer, plattelandsontwikkeling, bedrijfssystemen, braak, burkina faso, organische meststoffen, soil fertility, soil management, rural development, farming systems, fallow, organic fertilizers
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