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...

USAID WACIP Boosts Farmers' Incomes, Ginning Efficiency in West Africa

Cotton, the primary cash crop grown in the Cotton-4 (C-4) countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad and Mali, is a strategic component for food security and economic development in West and Central Africa. 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...