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Fagem 2021: Promoting agritech in Africa

The think tank Afrique Grenier du monde is organizing on September 16, in Ouagadougou, the second edition of the Forum Afrique Grenier du Monde 2021 (FAGEM). The forum centered on the theme of agritech should bring together the main African public and private agricultural stakeholders. It is widely known that...
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Burkina Faso: ITFC grants 20 million euros to Coris Bank to support SMEs

This new financing agreement aims to improve access to trade finance lines for the private sector of Burkina Faso. The International Islamic Trade Finance Corporation (ITFC), a subsidiary  of the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) Group dedicated to trade finance, continues its ongoing commitment to strengthen private sector development in Burkina Faso....
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Sahel: $350 million for recovery and stability (World Bank)

More than eight million people in Liptako-Gourma, the Sahel border area shared by Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger, will benefit from a new $352.5 million project designed within a regional framework to address the long-standing cycle of fragility in this region - the "tri-border" area considered one of the poorest,...
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Sahel 5 countries meeting in summit on 15 February

For eight years, France has been engaged in the Sahel in the fight against jihadism. A new summit will open on 15 February in Chad with Mauritania, Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger. Paris would like to see its allies take over the military, but also political....
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Career Sékou Ouédraogo Aeronautics for development

The African Aeronautics & Space Organization (Aaso) campaigns for the development of aeronautics and space sciences for the sustainable development of the African continent. An initiative led by Sékou Ouédraogo, a Burkinabé engineer determined to bring Africa into the conquest of space. Professionnal Carrer. By Bilkiss Mentari     What,...
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Sahel: a lot of ineffective security strategies

The security crisis in the Sahel has been going on for 9 years, killing tens of thousands (nearly 6,500 dead in Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger in 2020 alone), forcibly displacing millions of people and triggering record levels of food shortages (famine threatens 13.4 million people). Observers deplore a particularly...
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Burkina Faso The government dissolved by the president

Burkinabè President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré, who began a second five-year term on Monday, ended the evening of December 30 the functions of Prime Minister Christophe Joseph Marie Dabiré and his government. "The Prime Minister's functions are terminated, and the government is dissolved," said a decree signed by Mr. Kaboré,...
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