Burkina Faso

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a desperately poor landlocked country in western Africa

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Burkina Faso is a very poor, landlocked country that survives mostly on exporting gold and cotton.
Description : Introduction: Burkina Bail was established in 1996 as a joint initiative of BIB (Banque Internationale du Burkina Faso) and Dutch development bank, FMO.
The coup d'Etat took place, Wednesday, at a time in which Burkina Faso is preparing for the organisation of presidential and legislative elections due, October 11.
There has been a growing fear in recent years over the safety of miners involved in unauthorized mining in Burkina Faso, a country which has seen a boom in gold mining.
Le Progres Egyptien : Le 11 decembre prochain le Burkina Faso va celebrer son cinquantenaire.
Under Sankara's leadership, the revolutionary government of Burkina Faso in West Africa set an electrifying example.
The volume of trade with Burkina Faso is satisfactory.
Ayew took advantage of some woeful marking by Burkina Faso to head home after half-an-hour as Ghana qualified in second place from Group B, behind Ivory Coast.
CNA is pleased to welcome the Nurses Association of New Brunswick as its newest mentor for the recently formed national nursing association in Burkina Faso, L'Association Professionnelle des Infirmiers/eres du Burkina (APIIB).
The World Bank has approved a $190m package to upgrade transport infrastructure in Burkina Faso, Ghana and Mali.
A total of 66 children who were being trafficked into Ivory Coast have been stopped at the Burkina Faso border, the Red Cross has said.
The charity is building a model of Burkina Faso, a small West African country, to demonstrate how farms in developing countries are using simple soil and water conservation techniques to fight the threat of drought and floods.
Genetic analysis of highly pathogenic avian influenza (H5N1) viruses from poultry and hooded vultures in Burkina Faso shows that these viruses belong to 1 of 3 sublineages initially found in Nigeria and later in other African countries.
FANS OF LEARNING: Did you know that Burkina Faso means ``land of honorable people''?
Taking concerted action to promote and protect young people's rights in Burkina Faso.