Agricultural intensification and policy interventions: Exploring plausible futures for smallholder farmers in Southern Mali

Assessing how livelihoods in rural sub-Saharan Africa might change given future trends in socio-economic and biophysical conditions helps to identify and direct effective efforts towards poverty reduction. Based on existing literature, hypothetical changes in farmer practices and policy interventions were described and used to build five contrasting scenarios towards the year 2027.

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Gatien Falconnier et al.



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Peer-reviewed article

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West Africa