1. The Sourcebook is designed to assist all those involved in environmental assessment. They include the environmental assessors themselves, project designers and World Bank task managers. This focus supports an important premise of environmental assessment, that sustainable development is achieved...
  2. The first common trait of good managers is that they have a system to organize their work. Systems range from very informal, such as a note pad with “to do” lists, to complex computer programs synchronized to a smartphone. The important feature of any such system is that it gives the manager a...
  3. 05/10/2015 Kindo Ramata est une jeune fille rurale de 22 ans habitant Kouka, le village d’Emile Sanou, formateur et pratiquant de la méthode FFF. Sur le plan culturel, Kindo Ramata en tant que femme, a un accès limité et contrôlé à l’exploitation de la terre pour en faire sa propriété. Pour cela, elle doit...
  4. 20/10/2015 After attending the ECHO conference in 2010, small-scale farmerEmile decided to apply the method of the FFF or FPA (foundations for agriculture). Other farmers in the region socoffed at him for digging holes and planting according to the methods he had learned. However, the surprise of Emile, and...
  5. 24/01/2017 Knowing a subject is not enough to train on it, training adults requires specific competencies. This week in Burkina Faso, key trainers from across West Africa are meeting to improve their knowledge about the Foundations for Farming (FFF) method, and to improve their skills in sharing knowledge...
  6. 04/12/2012 There has been a lot of talk about resilience lately, but what does it all mean and how should we think about it in terms of agricultural and community development from poverty reduction and improved well-being? In a global context of variability and change – be it economic or environmental – and...