Burkina Faso - Koumbia

Site Description

Locations

Burkina Faso JECAM Studt\y Site
Site Extent   Centroid: 11.158, -3.743
Top left: 11.24, -3.743 Bottom Right: 10.196, -3.4

The city of Koumbia is located southwest of Burkina Faso in the province of Tuy, in the Hauts-Basins.

Typical Field Size (Area): 1500 km2

Crop Types: Cotton, maize, sorghum, millet, groundnut

Typical Crop Rotation: Cotton, maize

Crop Calendar: June to October

Climatic Zone: Tropical dry

Soil Texture:  mostly sandy

Landscape Topology: Peneplain with few isolated hills

Irrigation Infrastructure: No

Other Site Specifications: large administrative unit (Commune = 15000 km2)

 

Photos of the Site:

Sesame Cotton and maize
Groundnuts Herbaceous Savannah
Maize Sorghum
Cow peas Young fallow
©2015 Joint Experiment for Crop Assessment and Monitoring
© HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA SA MAJESTE LA REINE DU CHEF DU CANADA (2015)