The who country health profile of burkina faso provides key statistics and links to health topical databases, plus news, features and bulletin journal articles on the health issues of the country updated october 2012. Burkina faso from the world bank: data graph, map and compare more than 1,000 time series indicators from the world development indicators. The burkina faso national football team, is the national team of burkina faso and is controlled by the f d ration burkinab de foot-ball they were known as the upper volta national football team until 1984, when upper volta became burkina faso. Latest news and information from the world bank and its development work in burkina faso access burkina faso's economy facts, statistics, project information, development research from experts and latest news. This page was last edited on 10 march 2018, at 07:05 text is available under the creative commons attribution-sharealike license additional terms may apply. Cdc began an ongoing collaboration with the ministry of health (moh) of burkina faso in 1991 to provide guidance for polio eradication this cooperation has since expanded to include other important health issues.
Activists most often focus on the grievances and challenges immediately in front of them but in burkina faso many do so with one eye cast back, towards the historical precedents of popular action in their speeches and writings burkinab debate the lessons of those prior struggles in part, they. Travelhealthpro is the website comprising the travel health resources of the national travel health network and centre (nathnac. We build resilience of families by teaching improved agriculture techniques, delivering informal financial services, linking women to formal financial service providers and educating them about health and nutritionproject: building resilience in burkina faso. Burkina faso (officially republic of burkina faso) is a country in west africa it used to be called upper volta and the name was changed to burkina faso in 1984. Overview of the country burkina faso has few natural resources, and has 90 percent of its population engages in subsistence agriculture the population of burkina faso is approximately 175 million, with an annual growth rate of about 3 percent.
Learn more about burkina faso's education objectives and strategy, view grant information and education data, and explore the results and progress made. The program promoted shared values and economic growth in burkina faso by providing girls with greater access to quality primary education in the 10 lowest-performing provinces in the country. Explore burkina faso holidays and discover the best time and places to visit | burkina should be on everyone's travel list - it may not have many big-ticket attractions, but the warmth of its welcome and the friendliness of the burkinab people is unique wherever you go you'll be greeted. More information about burkina faso is available on the burkina faso page and from other department of state publications and other sources listed at the end of this fact sheet. The relocation of malian refugees within burkina faso resulted in a reduction in m decins sans fronti res (msf) activities in 2013. Characterised by semi-arid savannah and forests, burkina faso is one of the world's poorest countries around 45 percent of its rapidly growing population live on less than us$125 a day.
On nov 29, burkina faso held presidential and legislative elections that signify a change of direction in the country's recent tumultuous political environment in the past 18 months, burkina faso experienced both popular demonstrations leading to the ouster of the former president and an.
From the sounds of the great rood wooko market to worries about a vigilante defence group, journalist j r me william bationo offers a local's lowdown of burkina faso's colourful capital city. Burkina faso (uk: / b r k i n f s o /, us: / f s o / ( listen) french: [bu kina faso]) is a landlocked country in west africa it covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres (105,900 sq mi) and is surrounded by six countries: mali to the north niger to the. Al qaeda's wing in mali, the group for support of islam and muslims (jnim), has claimed credit for yesterday's large-scale attack in burkina faso's capital ouagadougou. Online shopping from a great selection at books store.
Burkina faso facts: official web sites of burkina faso, links and information on burkina faso's art, culture, geography, history, travel and tourism, cities, the capital city, airlines, embassies, tourist boards and newspapers. At least 16 people, including eight gunmen, have been killed in coordinated attacks on the french embassy and army headquarters in burkina faso's capital, ouagadougou. The mission of the united states embassy is to advance the interests of the united states, and to serve and protect us citizens in burkina faso. Shoebox gifts collected in the united states in 2017 will be delivered to 285,600 children in burkina faso praise god that over.