publication . Other literature type . 2001

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: International Institute for Environment and Development
  • Country: United States
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 management, Soil nutrients, Soil fertility, Burkina Faso, Sanmatenga, Rock phosphate, Mineral fertilizers, Population pressure, Agricultural policies, Agricultural intensification, Ecosystem
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