Side events

Wednesday 19 June / 16.00 p.m-18.00 p.m

“Maquis des sciences” : Agroecology against desertification, the strenght of the living

French institute (tbc). Open to everyone (free)

  • INERA – Ms Barkissa Fofana
  • IRD – Mr. Jean-Luc Chotte
  • Mr. Yacouba Sawadogo, nobel prize
  • Collectif Citoyen d’Agroécologie du Burkina Faso (CCAE) – Mr. Ali Tapsoba
  • PATAE project
  • Ministry of Agriculture – Agroecology focal point

Thursday 20 June / 18.00 p.m-20.00 p.m

Conference, debate : Youth role and employment in combat against desertification : a possible future

French institute. Open to everyone (free).

  • JUDEVD representative
  • CONAJEC, Agribusiness tv – Mr. Inoussa Maïga
  • COP13 participant of Youth forum
  • Asian representative of CSO Panel to UNCCD
  • Ministry of the Environment, the Green Economy and Climate Change
  • France Volontaires – National program on volunteering

Friday 21 June / From 21.00 p.m

Fête de la Musique concert with Ms. Mariam Koné

French institute. Open to everyone.

Singer-songwriter, Mariam Koné studied music in Bamako, Mali. The exchange programs in which she participated allowed her to perform in many shows around the world, before winning in 2012 the “Les Talents de la Cité” competition of the ‘Festival sur le Niger’ in Ségou under the direction of Cheick Tidiane Seck. A first album, inspired by traditional instruments, then followed.

This artist has already collaborated with the CARI association in the creation of a song for raising awareness of sustainable land management in the Sahel: Dja Kele.

Saturday 22 June / 10.00 p.m-18.00 p.m

Parc Bangr Weoogo. Free. Open to everyone.

  • Themed stands
  • Music animations
  • Catering
  • Conferences

Sunday 23 June / 10.00 a.m-18.00 p.m

Field visits

Access reserved to Désertif’actions 2019 participants.

Detailed program available soon

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