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News Burkina Faso

Members of the Site Support Group at Oursi © Seydou Nacro

Saving Lake Oursi with phones and Facebook

Wed, 22/02/2017
Volunteer conservationists in rural Burkina Faso are turning to social media in order to save their local wetland.

Women at Oursi have every reason to smile as Site...

Wed, 22/07/2015
As part of BirdLife’s Improving Livelihoods Project in Oursi village, Burkina Faso, together with Living on the Edge, a sustainable land use project in the Sahel region, a local community has launched a grinding mill. The aim is to generate income and to alleviate hardships faced by both women and children in processing food for consumption at the household level.

Are Hooded Vultures threatened with extinction in...

Tue, 21/06/2011
Has Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, become an inhospitable city to these birds?