Increasing productivity, Incomes, & markets (IPIM) for sorghum & millet producers in the sahel
10 countries make up the Sahelian climatic zone region: Burkina Faso, Chad, Eritrea, The Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Sudan
6 countries make up the Sahel Region of West Africa: Mauritania, Mali, Senegal, Niger, Burkina Faso and Chad.
*Map and Population estimates from: Population Reference Bureau.
"The interactive experience of visiting farms complemented the class well and is where I took away the most knowledge. I feel from this experience my Purdue education has taken a new turn and I can easily see myself becoming involved in more international programs and always trying to see things from an alternative perspective. I came away with a better understanding of food security and itnernational practices along with great memories and new friends!"
"The things I learned can't be taught in Class of 50 or Armstrong or Beering. I learned about different cultures and I experienced that you cannot judge a book by its cover."
By John Sanders, Botorou Ouendeba, Ababacar Ndoye, Soungalo Traore and Biaba Tem
New markets and technological change for the traditional cereals in semiarid sub-Saharan Africa: the Malian case
By Jeffrey D. Vitale and John H. Sanders
Annual reports were undertaken for most years of our pilot project introducing new sorghum and millet technologies, improved marketing practices and the evolution of the farmers’ associations orienting participating farmers.
BULLETIN No. 8 - Evaluation of Sorghum and Millet Technology and Marketing Strategy Introduction, 2006-07 Crop Year
BULLETIN No. 9 - Economic Analysis of the 2007 Crop Year
BULLETIN No. 10 - Evaluation des Technologies de Production et de Commercialisation de Sorgho et du Mil Dans le Cadre de Projet IER-INTSORMIL/MALI
BULLETIN No. 11 - Economic Impact of Sorghum and Millet Technologies in Mali, Agricultural Campaign 2010-11
BULLETIN No. 12 - The Economic Impact of New Sorghum and Millet Technology Adoption in Niger: Performance and Challenges, 2010-11 Crop Year
The Economic Impacts of Introducing Bt Technology in Smallholder Cotton Production Systems of West Africa: A Case Study from Mali
By Jeffrey Vitale, Tracey Boyer, Rafael Uaiene, John H. Sanders
Increasing incomes of Malian cotton farmers: Is elimination of US subsidies the only solution?
By Felix G. Baquedano, John H. Sanders, Jeffrey Vitale