Sub-regional workshop on rice growing ends in Bamako




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BAMAKO – A -day workshop on growing in Sahel , jointly organised by some  NGOs has ended on Wednesday, official sources says.

NGOs are Global Water Initiative (GWI) in West Africa, International Union for nature preservation (UICN) and regional association for irrigation and drainage (ARID).

Participants were Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, , Senegal and Chad.

workshop, whose theme was “Toward land securisation for peasant in wide-scale growing in Sahel’’, afforded participants the opportunity to share experiences and identify the good practises in the domain growing.

The workshop is with a view to strengthening understanding the legal status and size land within the framework land securisation in rice growing in the Sahel.

Participants also shared experiences in a bid to identify and value the best practises with a view to strengthening the understanding the legal framework in securing land for .

During the workshop, participants analysed the issue of land , the productivity of the small-scale farmer, measures to secure rice farms, and the legal procedures to secure lands.

They discussed experiences in various countries, including the Alatona in .

Also in the discussion was Mali as well the land in Sourou, Burkina Faso, and the land lease programme in Kandandji, . (PANA/NAN)