News in 2016

Capacity building of local communities


News in 2015

Training for woman association leaders to improve locale oil production

Annual workshop from 8 to 10 september, 2015 in Léo (Burkina Faso)

Participation to the XVI west African chemist' society (SOACHIM) Congress in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire. Patrice Bazongo PHD student won the second prize of the best communication

Announcement of the next workshop


News in 2014

Participation to the XXIV International Union of Forest Research  Organisations (IUFRO) Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA  (5-11 October, 2014) with a poster presentation on "Potentials for  promotable oil products identified by traditional knowledge on  native trees in Burkina Faso".

Participation to the XIV International Society of Ethnobiology Congress in Bumthang, Bhutan (1-7 June, 2014) with a poster presentation on "QualiTree: Research based local tree oil production in West Africa".

TV documentary on the research at the University of Ouagadogou, including QualiTree activities

News in 2013

Master dissertation defense by Fanta at the university of Ouagadougou

4 new mater students were enrolled in the project. they will work on new specific topics.

Master dissertation defense by Serge, Mahamadé and Moussa at the University of Ouagadougou.

Annual workshop from 10 to 13 April, 2013 in Banfora (Burkina Faso)


News in 2012

Visit of Phd students Patrice Bazongo and Méminata Diakité to Danmark, february to May 2012.

Presentation of QualiTree new car to the president of University of Ouagadougou, January, 2012

2nd Workshop in Sikasso, February 2012

Presentation at the Congress of the International Society of Ethnobiology, Montpellier 2012


News in 2011

QualiTree Launching ceremony

Homepage workshop, February 2011.

Kick-off workshop held in Bobo Dioulasso

- Field trip to the protected forest of Niangoloko.

- Visit of native tree fruit-wine unit.

- Visit of Phytofla.

- Visit of Fabeladougou site.

- Presentations during the Kick-off workshop.






works to improve sustainable use of local tree species for fair-trade production of oils for food and cosmetics in Mali and Burkina Faso through a collaboration between researchers, private industries and local communities.

Financed by Danida.