12 June 2012, Dlbissi, Burkina Faso - A young child guarding a herd of malnourished sheep awaiting vaccination from a visiting veterinarian. Due to severe drought and lack of foliage and grasses many livestock are undernourished. This is an operation undertaken by FAO to vaccinate malnourished livestock, provide feed for them and improve food security of the local population as well as of refugees arriving from Mali with their livestock.
FAO Project: OSRO/BKF/101/EC - Continued support to basic food security through the reinforcement of making available seeds at the rural community level most affected by climate change in Burkina Faso. Contributing to the improvement of food security to populations most affected by harsh climate changes through distribution and availability of improved seeds for rural market gardens.