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Régénération naturelle assistée: Gestion des arbres champêtres au Sahel (Assisted natural regeneration: management of wild trees in the Sahel)

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Ouodiouma, S. et al. (2011). Régénération naturelle assistée: Gestion des arbres champêtres au Sahel. Technical Manual no. 16. Nairobi: World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), pp.1-40. Available at: http:// [Accessed September 26, 2016].

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Corresponding Author:


  • World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Programme Régional de l’Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre, Nœud Sahel


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This technical manual is written in French

  • The authors outline threats to forest regeneration in the Sahel, particularly with regard to agroforestry systems.
  • Better agroforestry practices that incorporate assisted natural regeneration would allow for more sustainable availability of firewood and productivity of agroforestry systems.
  • The authors strongly advocate for major changes in behavior and politics, including decentralization of authority over forest resources.

Geographical Region

  • Other-North Africa
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