Improving forest and woodlands management to support adaptation to climate change in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in the Sahel region in West Africa. The population is mainly composed of smallholder farmers who depend heavily on the sustainable management of lands to secure their livelihoods. Traditionally, the forests and wooded areas provide a large income for the neighboring communities, through either woodworking, hunting, non-timber forest products (such as shea and nuts) or tree planting.

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