• mali map 2The capital and main city is Bamako.
  • The official language is French
  • Area: 478,841 sq mi (approx. 4x the size of the State of Michigan)
  • Population approx. 15 million in 2009
  • Climate: Northern Sahara zone in Mali experiences hot and dry climate whereas the climate of Mali in the subtropical southern part is hot and humid

Fun Fact: The prime meridian marker is located in Gao, Mali, where one can literally stand on the edge of two hemispheres.


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Publications and Presentations

  • Coordinating Cereal Farmers and Buyers: Evidence from Mali

    Published on May 1, 2018

    Ryan Vroegindewey, Veronique Theriault, John Staatz, (2018) "Coordinating cereal farmers and buyers: evidence from Mali," Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, Vol. 8 Issue: 2, pp.234-255



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