Burkina Faso

Active Grants: 0

GDP (current US$): 12.87 billion (2017)

Population: 19.19 million (2017)

Major Partners

INFORM Risk Rating: 5.3

Risk data from INFORM, a global open-source risk assessment for humanitarian crises and disasters, uses a scale from 0-10, with 10 as the highest level of risk.

Primary Hazards

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GFDRR supports activities to strengthen disaster and climate resilience in this country. Additional information forthcoming.

Grants Awarded by GFDRR 2007 - Present

World Bank Engagements 2012 – Present

Project Description
Additional Financing for Social Safety Net Project
$6 million | Start date: 12/2016 (Ongoing)

The Project Development Objectives are to increase access of poor and vulnerable households to safety nets, and to lay the foundations for an adaptive safety net system in Burkina Faso.

Livestock Sector Development Support Project
$60 million | Start date: 07/2017 (Ongoing )

The Project Development Objectives are to enhance productivity and commercialization of non-pastoral animal production in selected chains, and strengthen the country’s capacity to respond to severe crises affecting the livestock sector, and to provide immediate and effective response in the event of an Eligible Crisis or Emergency.