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Semi-Detailed Characterization of West Savalou

Norbert Agoinon


Geographic focus: Benin / Savalou 

Date completed: 2002

The consequences of poverty extend beyond human suffering and often lead to environmental degradation and overexploitation of natural resources.  Norbert Agoinon, a local student created a series of maps of Savalou and described how poverty threatens a region’s natural environment. Norbert recommended that farmers adopt agricultural systems that are more appropriate to local environmental conditions.

Topics / keywords: Agriculture; Natural Resources; Ecosystem Management

Project (pdf - 0.1MB)
Map-1 (pdf - 0.2MB)
Map-2 (pdf - 0.2MB)