Implementing the Options by Context Approach in West Africa

Friday, August 12, 2016


On April 24th to 27th, ICRAF scientists gathered in Bamako, Mali to discuss the implementation of both the Options by Context Approach and the Planned Comparison protocols. Hosted by the Drylands Development Programme and the ICRAF-Sahel office, the meeting focused on finalizing the protocol development for the planned comparisonss in Niger, Mali and Burkina Faso. Tree planting and soil and water conservation techniques are planned to be rolled out this year. This activity is an example of the IFAD-funded project's Research in Development objective.