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Burkina Faso

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Burkina Faso’s poorest farmers leading fight against climate change

8 Oct 2014, ODI

he report authors hope that the example of Burkina Faso’s poor farmers in the Sahel region will empower others in the region to confront the effects of climate change, adapting their agriculture methods to offset some of its worst shocks, despite getting almost no outside help...


National Platform
  • National Platform Focal Point:
    Burkina Faso - government
  • Website:http://www.primature.gov.bf/
  • Contact:SECRETAIRE PERMANENT
  • Phone:+226 503 470 03 +226 703 237 79


  • Hyogo Framework for Action
  • HFA Focal Point:
    Burkina Faso - government
  • Website:http://www.primature.gov.bf/
  • Contact:SECRETAIRE PERMANENT
  • Phone:+226 503 470 03 +226 703 237 79
Top 5 Natural Disaster reported
Disaster Date Affected (no. of people)
Drought 1990 2,600,000
Drought 1980 1,250,000
Drought 1988 200,000
Flood 2009 151,000
Flood 2010 133,362
Source of data: OFDA/CRED International Disaster Database
Data version: v11.08   *: Including tsunami
Data displayed does not imply national endorsement.
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