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Livestock and livelihoods in Burkina Faso

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

Ripple effects

Yam sellers in Pouytenga on market day. The thriving livestock market benefits more than just the livestock sector; traders of other goods also do good business. Rising demand is drawing ever larger numbers of animals through Pouytenga, confirming the importance of livestock as the driver of the local economy.



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