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Livestock and livelihoods in Burkina Faso

High steaks
  • On the hoof
  • Awaiting trade
  • Medicine men
  • High steaks
  • Spreading the word
  • Taking stock
  • New opportunities
  • Ripple effects

High steaks

Local butchers collect cuts of meat at an abattoir in Pouytenga. Rigorous meat inspection at the abattoir ensures that no unsafe meat enters the human food chain. Most animals traded are exported live, but are also subject to health checks at market.



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