What you see is what you believe

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2009
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Bamako, Mali: SIBWA
Abstract

This newsletter describes they typical lifestyle of a West African smallholder farmer and the struggles or changes one may currently face. This publication addresses climate change effects, colonization, urban migration, and crop productivity decline, and suggests possible solutions, such as community-level change or using different production tools and maps.

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Rural development, Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs), Community management, Soil management, Small-scale farming, Rural-urban migration, Local knowledge, Community development, Local governance, Adoption of innovations, West Africa, Smallholders, Climate change, Crop productivity, Field Scale
Citation
SIBWA Newsletter, 5 June 2009