Burkina Faso: No famine, but farmers still in peril

In Burkina, the government's announced there is no danger of famine, but peasants say [Fr] this season's rainfall and agricultural production have been particularly bad, and many have had a difficult time harvesting enough to feed their families these last two weeks, writes Ramata Sore.


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  • LI Anshan

    Dear Jen Brea,
    You are reporting everywhere. I read your article about China, Morocco and now Bukina Faso. We haven’t met year, have we? I think agriculture is a very important issue for Africans, judging from China’s experience. Hope the international community helps in some way, not just offering cheap rice or cotton.
    Best regards,

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