Sikasso


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Sikasso

 

a city in Mali; capital of the Sikasso region. Population, 23,000 (1969). Sikasso is a highway junction and the trade center of an agricultural region where cotton, grains, and peanuts are grown and livestock is raised Sikasso has cotton-ginning and rice-hulling plants. Construction materials are produced in the city.

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The Community-Based Nutritional Health project aims to reduce infant mortality in the Kayes, Koulikoro, Segou, Sikasso, and Bamako regions, by improving the nutritional status of children under the age of five and of pregnant and nursing women and reducing the overall malnutrition rate.
The standout piece from this truly exceptional holding was a Senufo female statue, created by an unknown 19th--or early-20th-century artist from the Ivory Coast referred to as the Master of Sikasso (Fig.
Travel is generally permitted in Bamako; the northern Koulikoro Region along National Roads 1, 4, and 14 (RN1, RN4, and RN14) from Kolokani to Banamba through Mourdiah; all southern parts of the Koulikoro Region; all of the Sikasso region; parts of the Segou Region, from the cities of Souba, Segou, and San along National Road 6 (RN6); and areas in that region to the south.
On November 4, the Central Narcotics Office (CNO) seized 140 kilograms (kg) of cannabis in the Sikasso region, where local production was discovered.
Cinquante observateurs de l'Union africaine dont deux Algeriens (Baya Zitoun, Association nationale de la femme et du developpement rural et Noureddine Benbraham, Scouts musulmans algeriens) se sont deployes, jeudi, dans les regions de Kidal, Gao et Tombouctou (nord), les regions de Mopti et Segou (centre) et Koulikarou, Kayes et Sikasso (sud) en prevision du scrutin prevu demain.
Watson Mining has active mining operations in the Sikasso District of Mali, West Africa and the Kenema & Kono Districts of Sierra Leone, West Africa.
The internally displaced population inside Mali (including people displaced last year, and those newly displaced in the past week) is estimated by Mali's Commission on Population Movements at 228,918 - principally in Bamako, Segou, Kayes, Koulikoro, Sikasso and Mopti," said a UNHCR press release.
Other cities--Segou (200,000), Sikasso (192,000), Mopti (103,428), Gao (65,000), Kayes (65,000), Timbuktu (38,000).
Child malaria treatment practices among mothers in the districts of Yanfolila, Sikasso region, Mali.
The debate took place in Sikasso in the south of the West African country, where two-thirds of the country's cotton is produced.
The Wahhabi movement has grown in Timbuktu and Sikasso.
At the start of the CBD project, the study team held meetings with community leaders and members from 54 Malian villages in the Sikasso and Koulikoro regions to gain commitment to the project.