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Table 7 Average score and rank of suggested solutions for ecosystem conservation among different groups in the sample

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

Informants Awareness of degradation Fire prohibition Subsidy from the government Inspection and reforestation Inclusive management
Global 2.27 1.75 1.42 1.28 0.95
Age classes      
 Young 2.25 1.98 1.40 1.08 0.80
 Adult 2.43 1.62 1.65 1.16 0.94
 Elders 2.00 1.64 1.04 1.81 1.23
Sociocultural groups      
 Dagara_B 2.40 0.92 2.78 1.46 1.20
 Dagara_D 2.84 3.52 0.80 1.30 0.26
 Pougouli 2.25 2.45 0.30 1.55 1.40
 Mossi_B 2.05 1.00 1.60 0.75 0.50
 Mossi_N 1.92 1.40 1.14 1.04 0.76
 Kassena 2.02 1.20 1.34 1.40 1.58
Gender      
 Men 2.44 1.20 1.64 1.33 1.28
 Women 2.10 2.31 1.20 1.22 0.62
  1. Emphasis: Bold—1st rank, italic—2nd rank, bold italics—3rd rank; Sociocultural groups: Dagara_B: Dagara of TWRB; Dagara_D: Dagara of CAD; Mossi_N: Mossi of GRN; Mossi_B: Mossi of TWRB