Burkina Faso: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:45 pm
Hero MotorCorp.’s entry into Africa follows its May launch in Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras. Its other international markets include Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Colombia.
Dana Sanchez, 11:48 am
Senegal is pledging to expand access to credit for small farmers, better target seed and fertilizer subsidies, tackle corruption and offer tax exemptions to its value-added tax system
Dana Sanchez, 6:49 pm
The world’s largest cocoa-producing region, West Africa has doubled its population every 20 years since 1960 and in cities, the number of people has tripled, a report says.
Dana Sanchez, 11:05 am
The O3b satellites could take a country like the Democratic Republic of Congo from being one of the most poorly-connected on Earth to one of the best, a report said.
Dana Sanchez, 1:48 pm
Local African communities are key stakeholders for conservation and they need real incentives, says Jeff Flocken, North American regional director for International Fund for Animal Welfare. Non-consumptive nature tourism, like wildlife viewing and photo safaris, is a much greater contributor than trophy hunting.
Dana Sanchez, 4:03 pm
The African economy is overly dependent on public investment for infrastructure development, says Donald Kaberuka, president of African Development Bank. The Agriculture Fast Track is a critical tool to leverage private sector investment.
Dana Sanchez, 3:26 pm
Awards will be given to 117 companies, organisations and destinations including Africa’s leading low-cost airline, spa resort, destination, boutique hotel brand, golf resort, business hotel, green hotel, safari lodge and beach destination.
Dana Sanchez, 2:01 pm
Three African countries made the top 10 list of most friendly to tourists. The majority of the African countries made the top half of the global rankings in this category.
Dana Sanchez, 8:43 pm
Despite soil’s importance, most people in Africa lack knowledge about soil partly because information tends to be in publications read only by scientists.
Dana Sanchez, 11:02 am
Falling agricultural productivity, a rising middle class and more mouths to feed are driving up Africa’s food imports, and that could spell opportunity, or set off finger pointing. Bad luck could be blamed, according to an article in Financial Times. Rice crops were damaged by bad weather in Niger, Cameroon, Burkina Faso, Madagascar and Benin. Egypt’s cattle have been beset […]
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