To improve agro-forestry and pastoral productivity and achieve food security in rural areas of Burkina Faso, the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification (SIIL) partners with the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and Institute of Environment and Agricultural Research (INERA), among several other institutions.
ILRI’s Augustine Ayantunde serves as the principal investigator for SIIL’s focus country subaward in Burkina Faso. In October 2016, Dr. Ayantunde led a visit for the U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso, Tulinabo Mushingi, to one of his project’s field sites in the Yatenga province. INERA director Hamidou Traore and SIIL management entity members Vara Prasad, Jan Middendorf, and Zach Stewart were also present. Continue reading “U.S. Ambassador Visits SIIL Field Sites”