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Corps de la Paix Burkina Faso. Food Security Conference December 2009. Overview. Food Security Training Sesame Exports Moringa Materials Development. Map 1. Production by Region (2008) Prov**. Food Security Training(1) Context. 85% Rural (13.4million)

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corps de la paix burkina faso

Corps de la Paix Burkina Faso

Food Security Conference

December 2009

overview
Overview
  • Food Security Training
  • Sesame Exports
  • Moringa Materials Development
food security training 1 context

Map 1. Production by Region (2008) Prov**

Food Security Training(1) Context

85% Rural (13.4million)

Sahel zone, capricious rains, droughts, floods

GDP $577 per capita

CPI 10.7% in 2008

HDI 177 of 182.

Rice Prices 2002-2009:

food security training 2 peace corps
Food Security Training (2) Peace Corps
  • 1,500 PCVs since 1995 return
  • Burkina has 90-125 PCVs in SED, HE, SE, and GEE.
  • No AG/NRM program
  • Strong relations
  • Growth Post
food security committee in pc burkina
Food Security Committee in PC Burkina
  • But an extremely active Food Security Committee.
  • 10 members 2 per sector , plus chairs.
  • 2008 Activities
    • FSC Training
    • Materials Development
    • Annual Report
    • Tracking
    • Salesmanship
food security trainings
Food Security Trainings
  • PCV developed Field Prep Trainings
  • OPATS Funded $3,100
  • 30 PCV sites at $30 a day per site, 3 days
  • PCV Role
    • Marketing,
    • Logistics,
    • Administration
  • PCV Report Out
    • Copies Available
food security trainings1
Food Security Trainings
  • Community determined topics:
    • Field Prep
    • Erosion Control
    • Demi-lunes, Zai holes
    • When to plant
    • etc.
food security trainings2
Food Security Trainings
  • Food Security Program Assistant
  • Committee Transition
  • Regional Partnerships
      • ADF, CRS, WATH & ATP.
  • Next Steps?
      • Trainings in other areas of the subsistence AG: OPATS funded animal husbandry, cold season gardening and harvest training.
      • AG Program?? (181 AG activities in FY09.)
sesame1
Sesame
  • Start at the end:
    • 2008/2009 sales $270,000 direct to the US
    • 2009/2010 up to $2.3 million
      • 6-10 containers a month for a year.
    • November rate is 200CFA a kilo in local market Bani
    • At the same period we were paying 275CFA
    • The end result is $350K-$400K more into the hands of Burkinabe sesame farmers
sesame2
Sesame
  • Why sesame?
      • World demand up, marginal land, short growing season, planted in addition not in lieu, lined up a buyer, prior work experience.
  • PC is in every part of the chain.
  • Established a relationship with a US based hummus wholesaler, Dean Brocke, Inc.
  • Partnered with an RPCV ‘middle man’
  • Located a S-42 Corridor
  • Partnered with ADF for financing
  • Five PCVs working closely with sesame
materials development
Materials Development
  • Moringa Flip Books in 5 Local Languages
  • Moringa Flip Chart
  • ‘Stolen & Adapted’ Agricultural Manual
  • ‘Stolen & Adapted’ Gardening Guides
  • Calendar
  • Reporting
  • T-Shirts
  • “Naba’s”
  • Seeds
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