organic farming

AMURT Burkina Faso

Agro-ecology operation AMURT collaborates with local farmers and implements agro-ecological cultivation techniques for vegetables and trees. These are eco-friendly practices of agro production, such as using local compost and manure as fertilizers, neem-based products as pesticides and trees growing within cultivated areas which aim at: regenerating the soil and decreasing harmful and costly inputs; optimizing […] Read more

ESPRI-MORINGA

A grassroots social enterprise model with an idealistic mission: to tackle malnutrition and contribute to reforestation while creating equitable livelihood opportunities in rural Burkina Faso. Read more

Agroecology in Burkina Faso

The hub of AMURT’s agroecology project in Burkina Faso is the Bissiri model farm and training center located 60 kilometers from the capital, Ouagadougou. The farm demonstrates sustainable technologies such as agro-ecology, agroforestry, crop rotation, integrated pest management, composting, and live fencing. Read more

Burkina Faso Agricultural Training Center

Agroecology in Burkina Faso

AMURT’s center is situated just at the edge of the artificial lake of Bissiri, deep in the country side of Burkina Faso, 45 kilometers south of the capital, Ouagadougou. The land was donated by the people of the community, who hope it will spur development and help provide the basic necessities of life. Read more