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Table 1 Sociodemographic characteristics of the informants

From: Local perception of ecosystem services and their conservation in Sudanian savannas of Burkina Faso (West Africa)

Study sites CAD TWRB GRN
Number of villages 7 5 5
Sociocultural group Dagara (71%),
Pougouli (29%)
Dagara (71%),
Mossi (29%)
Kassena (50%),
Mossi (50%)
Gender Male (50%);
Female (50%)
Male (50%);
Female (50%)
Male (50%);
Female (50%)
Age classes Young (34%);
Adult (42%);
Elder (24%)
Young (31%);
Adult (46%);
Elder (23%)
Young (42%);
Adult (38%);
Elder (20%)
  1. TWRB, Total Wildlife Reserve of Bontioli (medium use intensity); CAD, communal area of Dano (high use intensity); GRN, Game Ranch of Nazinga (low use intensity); Age classes, Young = [20–40[; Adult = [40–60[; Elder ≥ 60