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ECA Disseminates Development & Gender Indexes in Burkina Faso

A session of public education on the African Social Development Index (ASDI) and the African Gender and Development Index (AGDI), was held on Thursday, October 29, 2015, at the Palm Beach Hotel in Ouagadougou under the auspices of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA).

Local adults attend a literacy lesson in Lumbol Samba Abdoul village, Senegal. Literacy training is carried out for 29 learners. The lessons are taught in Pulaar. "For cattle production, the project has prepared manuals in Pulaar, the local language, informing people about disease, care for animals and water management. Now herders can read these", Cheickh Fall, Promoter of Pastoral Organisations, Agricultural Development Project in Matam (PRODAM).