Bobo

Categories: Ethnicities

Not to be confused with the Bobo Wule, the Bobo Tara or the Bobo Nienigue, all names used to refer to the neighboring but very different Bwa people, due to ethnological error.

The Bobo, also called Bobo Fing (or “black Bobo”) are a Mande people of northern Burkina Faso, spilling across the border into southern Mali. Farming is not only a subsistence method for the Bobo, it is woven into every aspect of their culture. They farm red sorghum, pearl millet, yams, and maize, as well as cotton as a cash crop.

Synonyms:
Bobo Fing
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