Reportage: Burkina Faso: Collectives and Cotton: Collectives and Cotton

Desertification is a serious problem for the arid, sub-Sahelien central plateau of Burkina Faso. Thanks to the reforestation and tree nursery program initiated by the village collective, the Union Namanegbzanga of Village Groups (UNGVT), the area around Tanlili has remained greener than it's neighbors.Tanlili, Burkina Faso.Photo © J.B. Russell
Collectives and Cotton, June 2004

Desertification is a serious problem for the arid, sub-Sahelien central plateau of Burkina Faso. Thanks to the reforestation and tree nursery program initiated by the village collective, the Union Namanegbzanga of Village Groups (UNGVT), the area around Tanlili has remained greener than it's neighbors. 

Tanlili, Burkina Faso. 

Photo © J.B. Russell