Commission Member States Secretariat Details
Autorite de Developpement integree de la Region Liptako-Gourma (ALG) Niger, Burkina Faso, Mali Mr. Dembelle Issaga
Executive Secretary
Burkina Faso
ph:   ++226-30 61 48/49
33 5507
fax:  ++226-3035 88
  • Aims:  creation of the Kandadji Dam, economic cooperation between member states
  • Challenges:  technical problems of high degree of sediments and environmental problems


World Resources Institute Database:
Links to .pdf files mapped by WRI

           Map 2: Freshwater Fish Species and Endemism

 Map 3: Endemic Bird Areas
 Map 4: Aridity
 Map 5: Population Density
 Map 6: Water Availability
 Map 7: Modified Landscape (Cropland and Developed Areas)
 Map 8: Cropland Irrigation
 Map 9: Existing and Proposed Major Dams
 Map 10: Remaining Original Forest Cover
 Map 11: Extent of Original Forest Cover Lost
 Map 12: Area Affected by Water Erosion
 Map 13: Urban Population Growth (1995-2000)
 Map 14: Tropical Deforestation (1980-1990)
 Map 15: Protected Areas

Original maps made using the World Resources Institute Database and ArcView GIS, version 3.1, with Spatial Analyst Extension, X-Tools, 3-D Analyst Extension.