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Table 8 Average score and rank of motivations 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 Vegetation sustainability Village development Diversification of income Obtaining a Job
Global 2.96 2.93 2.49 1.65
Age classes     
 Young 3.03 3.02 2.44 1.59
 Adult 2.86 2.75 2.61 1.76
 Elders 3.02 3.11 2.34 1.53
Sociocultural groups     
 Dagara_B 3.00 2.80 2.14 2.06
 Dagara_D 2.96 2.56 2.68 1.80
 Pougouli 2.65 3.10 2.50 1.75
 Mossi_B 3.10 2.75 2.80 1.20
 Mossi_N 2.90 3.36 2.52 1.38
 Kassena 3.04 3.00 2.48 1.48
Gender     
 Men 2.88 3.00 2.35 1.89
 Women 3.03 2.86 2.63 1.40
  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