Official trailer of documentary "The Green Vein - The Agroecologial Renaissance of West Africa"

The trailer of the new documentary "The Green Vein - The Agroecological Renaissance of West Africa" by Sara Baga is now online. The film emerges from the r4d synthesis project Food Systems Caravan which toured through West Africa from Sepember to November 2019. The global premiere of the full film is in Mali on 18 May 2021.


A documentary film by Sara Baga. Written by Fernando Sousa and Sara Baga.

Produced by Liquen and Diospyro Films.

Starring Godfrey Namudjo, Tiken Jah Fakoly, Ousmane Konaté, Hamidou Diawara, Fernand Sankara, Jeanne Zoundjihekpon, Renée Jinikun, Isis Noor Yalaagi, Pére et Mére Jah and many more.

Music by Alexandre Louza, Gabriel Pepe, Terrakota, Magupi, Tiken Jah Fakoly.

Cinematography by Sara Baga.

Production by Fernando Sousa and Sara Baga.

Funded by the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme).

Languages: French, English. Subtitles: French, English

Global premiere and screenings

The global premiere of the research documentary will take in Bamako, Mali, on 18 May 2021, followed by national premieres in Ghana, Burkina Faso, Benin, Nigeria, Switzerland and Portugal until the end of 2021. The online release of the documentary is planned for 2022.

Additional screenings can be arranged upon request. Please contact External Link Iconin case you would like to organise film screenings with your own target audiences.