New techniques help farmers tackle climate change in Burkina Faso

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Sibiri Kebre

Farmers like Sibiri Kebre depend on rain-fed agriculture to earn a living and feed their families. But the weather patterns in Burkina Faso's Sahel Region have become so unpredictable that the farmers do not know what to expect anymore.

To help farmers adapt to these changing weather patterns, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) has funded a number of projects that train farmers in soil and water retention techniques.

Beng Poblete-Enriquez reports:

Duration: 3’43″

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