Burkina Faso

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Climate Change and Women Farmers in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso’s geographical situation makes it particularly vulnerable to climate change. Situated in the Sahel in the heart of western Africa, Burkina Faso suffers an extreme, var

Crisis prevention remains a major challenge in West Africa

Given the rapid expansion and recurrence of the food crises in West Africa and the inadequate responses of policy makers and other actors, Oxfam and Bilital Maroobe say it is necessary to rethink the strategies to implement in order to respond to these recurring disasters.

A Crisis Multiplied

This paper documents the impacts of the global economic crisis on Burkina Faso, which exacerbated the effects of the previous food and fuel price crises and was then made worse by subsequen

Oxfam responds to West Africa floods

The water and sanitation expertise of Oxfam International and its partners will be central to its humanitarian operating strategy for the West African populations hit by flooding over the past week.

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