Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is located in West Africa, with Mali to its north and Ghana to its south. The country’s total land area is 274,200 sq km. In comparison, it is slightly larger than New Zealand, or about the size of the state of Colorado in the U.S. The climate in Burkina Faso is tropical with warm, dry winters and hot, wet summers. Of the total land area, 21 percent is utilized for cultivated crops, while no measurable amount of the total land supports permanent crops such as fruit- and nut-bearing trees. More...

A Success Story: Technology Changes Life for Farming Family in Burkina Faso

Nouhoun Konaté is a rice farmer in the Kou Valley of Burkina Faso. He is the eldest son in a family of more than 20 people and manages the 9-hectare family farm. More...

PRODIB: Progress Continues in Burkina Faso

The Professionalization of Agro-Input Dealers in Burkina Faso (PRODIB) project is being implemented by IFDC and the Association of Wholesalers and Retailers of Agro-Inputs (AGRODIA). More...