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Papers/Reports | August 8, 2014

Building Livelihoods on the Front Lines of Climate Change

Identifying Market Opportunities and Agricultural Value Chains in the Sahel Regions of Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali

This report assesses various market opportunities in Niger, Burkina Faso and Mali. It examines priority crop, livestock and forestry value chains for men and women. It also identifies barriers to inclusion and opportunities for full participation.

Catholic Relief Services commissioned Tulane University’s Disaster Resilience Leadership Academy to write this report. The project is part of the Building Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Extremes and Disasters (BRACED) program funded by DFID.

CONTENTS

  • Executive Summary
  • Acronyms
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Study Methodology
  • 3. Research Context
  • 4. Key Findings
  • 5. Recommendations
  • Annexes