Technical note: Ranching in West Africa. What questions should we be asking? Several West African countries have shown their willingness to promote the creation of ranches within their borders, but the issue has come under increasing debate. Some see ranching as a symbol of efficient modern livestock farming, while others are worried and uncertain: what exactly is ranching? Brigitte Thébaud / Nordic Consulting Group, Christian Corniaux / Cirad (Acting for Life, February 2019)