Human Vulnerability to Climate Variability in the Sahel: Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies in Northern Burkina Faso

@article{Barbier2009HumanVT,
  title={Human Vulnerability to Climate Variability in the Sahel: Farmers’ Adaptation Strategies in Northern Burkina Faso},
  author={Bruno Barbier and Hamma Yacouba and Harouna Karambiri and Malicki Zorom{\'e} and Blaise Som{\'e}},
  journal={Environmental Management},
  year={2009},
  volume={43},
  pages={790-803}
}
In this study, the authors investigate farmers’ vulnerability to climate variability and evaluate local adoption of technology and farmers’ perceptions of adaptation strategies to rainfall variability and policies. A survey was conducted in a community in northern Burkina Faso following the crop failure of 2004. In 2006, following a better harvest, another survey was conducted to compare farmers’ actions and reactions during two contrasted rainy seasons. The results confirm that farmers from… 

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