• 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

  • Quality Comparison of Fraudulent and Registered Pesticides in Mali

    Published on February 26, 2019

    Steven Haggblade, Amadou Diarra, Wayne Jiang, Amidou Assima, Naman Keita, Abdramane Traoré and Mamadou Traoré, 2019. Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy Research Brief 76. East Lansing: Michigan State University

  • MSU and its Partners' Achievements in Mali

    Published on November 15, 2018

    A brochure, in English and in French, tells the story: Institution building, policy reforms, scientist and student trainings. Réalisations de MSU et de ses partenaires au Mali.