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HISTORY
NATIONAL MUSEUM
EPIDEMIC
PERSONS
TRAFFICKING
BORDER
PHOSPHATES
EACUTE
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NIGERIA
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ABIDJAN
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Definitions

  1. Burkina Faso is a republic with one legislative body; its chief of state is the president and its head of government the prime minister. (Web site)
  2. Burkina Faso is a parliamentary republic with a population of approximately 13.9 million.
  3. Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa, formerly known as Upper Volta.
  4. Burkina Faso is a source, transit, and destination country for internationally trafficked persons, including children. (Web site)
  5. Burkina Faso is a small, landlocked and densely populated country in West Africa.

Project

  1. With the new project in Burkina Faso and various other opportunities under review, the company is expecting a busy second half.

Possible

  1. It is also possible to ship to Ghana and then drive up through Burkina Faso.

Similar

  1. A similar price increase, initiated in May 2001, saw the price of gasoline rise by nearly 8% in Burkina Faso.

Villages

  1. Today, the practice of genital mutilation has been eliminated in some villages of Burkina Faso.

Development

  1. Development of water resources in Burkina Faso including the building of dams, dikes and other water retention systems.

Burkina

  1. Burkina.com is currently seeking royalty free images of the country of Burkina Faso and the people living there for use on our webpages. (Web site)
  2. To enhance regional collective security, the Ghanaian army also has participated in joint exercises with Burkina Faso (Burkina, formerly Upper Volta). (Web site)

Brief Border War

  1. Mali and Burkina Faso fought a brief border war from Dec. (Web site)

Central Burkina Faso

  1. Moaaga) are a people in central Burkina Faso, living mostly in the villages of the Volta River Basin.

Liptako-Gourma Authority

  1. The Liptako-Gourma Authority of Mali, Niger, and Burkina Faso seeks to jointly develop the contiguous areas of the three countries. (Web site)

Compagnie Nationale Naganagani

  1. Naganagani (Compagnie Nationale Naganagani) is a state-owned airline based in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.

Lake Volta

  1. The river originates in Burkina Faso, it is for a time the Benin - Togo border and the Togo - Ghana, and empties into Lake Volta.

Mossi

  1. The northern groups of the Tem (Kotokoli and Temba), Gurma, and Mossi came from the north, mainly from areas in Burkina Faso. (Web site)

Lobi

  1. By about A.D. 1100 the principal inhabitants of the western part of present-day Burkina Faso were the Bobo, Lobi, and Gurunsi.

Ouagadougou

  1. Daily minibuses to Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) take about 36 hours and depart from Agbalepedo station, about 10km (6mi) north of central Lomé. (Web site)
  2. Two Tunisian films have received distinctions at the 20 th edition of the FESPACO Film Festival in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Majority

  1. In 1898, the majority of the region corresponding to Burkina Faso today was conquered.

Parts

  1. By 1898, the majority of the territory corresponding to Burkina Faso today was nominally conquered, although control of many parts remained precarious.

Route

  1. Point Air was a French airline company operating a McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on a route from Marseille to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.

Middle

  1. Burkina Faso is a landlocked African country located in the middle of West Africa.

Empire

  1. The Mossi claim descent from warriors who migrated to present-day Burkina Faso from Ghana and established an empire that lasted more than 800 years. (Web site)

Document

  1. The document also certified that Burkina Faso would be the final destination of the cargo and the end-user of the weaponry. (Web site)

Children

  1. Children from Niger, Togo, and Burkina Faso have been trafficked to Benin for indentured or domestic servitude. (Web site)
  2. Children from Mali, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, and Benin are trafficked to Cote dIvoire for agricultural and domestic labor exploitation.

Population

  1. The Mossi are the largest ethnic group in Burkina Faso, constituting 40% of the population, or about 6.2 million people.[1].

Inhabitants

  1. The inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as Burkinabè or Burkinabé (pronounced [burkiːnəˈbeː]).
  2. The inhabitants of Burkina Faso are known as Burkinabé (pronounced [burkinabe]).

Northern Part

  1. Among the peoples of the northern part of Togo, several ethnic groups migrated from Burkina Faso during the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. (Web site)

Unions

  1. An accurate percentage figure of the unionized work force of Burkina Faso is not known since few unions have fully paid up membership records.

National Anthem

  1. In 1984 the revolutionary government changed the name of the country to Burkina Faso, its flag, and its national anthem. (Web site)

Higher Education

  1. Education in Burkina Faso is structured primary, secondary, and higher education.

History

  1. A worthwhile stopover on route is the village of Kong, where you will find the Lobi people who share a history with northern Ghana, Mali and Burkina Faso.

National Museum

  1. Other attractions include the National Museum of Burkina Faso, the Moro-Naba Palace (site of the Moro-Naba Ceremony) and several craft markets.

Epidemic

  1. Burkina Faso is set to receive 3.3 million vaccines against bacterial meningitis to help stem an epidemic currently sweeping the country.
  2. Epidemic of fatal encephalopathy in preschool children in Burkina Faso and consumption of unripe ackee (Blighia sapida) fruit.

Persons

  1. There are over 6,000 refugees and displaced persons, mostly Tuareg refugees from Mali, in Burkina Faso.

Trafficking

  1. Reportedly, there was some trafficking in persons from Burkina Faso, mostly transiting through the country on the way to Cote d'Ivoire.

Border

  1. Foreign firms are involved in explorations for gold along the Burkina Faso border, and for ail in the Lank Chad region.
  2. Some villages in the Dogon area near the Burkina Faso border, and elsewhere. (Web site)
  3. She then crosses the border into Burkina Faso where she heads northeast from Ouagadougou into the desert.

Phosphates

  1. Burkina Faso has many natural resources, including; manganese, limestone, marble, phosphates, pumice, salt and small deposits of gold. (Web site)

Eacute

  1. The document is signed by Lieutenant-Colonel Gilbert Diendéré, head of the Presidential Guard of Burkina Faso. (Web site)

Ocirc

  1. Lack of work causes a high rate of emigration: for example, three million people from Burkina Faso live in Côte d'Ivoire. (Web site)

Government

  1. Unions have held an important role in Burkina Faso in the stabilization of government. (Web site)
  2. This conference is being co-hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the government of Burkina Faso.
  3. The Government of Burkina Faso is working closely with MCC staff to finalize its compact submission. (Web site)

Sierra Leone

  1. Weapons supplied to Burkina Faso by governments or private arms merchants have been systematically diverted for use in the conflict in Sierra Leone.

Nigeria

  1. Benin is connected by 2 lane asphalted roads to its neighboring countries (Togo, Burkina Faso, Niger, and Nigeria). (Web site)

City

  1. On the city you have dozens of cargo trucks getting their douane ready to pass Mali and maybe go all the way to Niger and Burkina Faso.
  2. Bobo-Dioulasso is a city of about 600,000, the second biggest in Burkina Faso after Ouagadougou, the nations capital. (Web site)

Medical Facilities

  1. Medical facilities in Burkina Faso are limited. (Web site)

Border Dispute

  1. In late December 1985, however, a border dispute between Mali and Burkina Faso over the mineral rich Agacher strip erupted into a brief war. (Web site)
  2. Also in 1985, a border dispute with Burkina Faso erupted into armed conflict. (Web site)

Abidjan

  1. There is an external rail line that runs to Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, approximately 1,025 miles from Abidjan.

Poorest Nations

  1. Burkina Faso is one of the poorest nations in the world, with few natural resources; the great majority of its workers engage in subsistence farming. (Web site)

Africa

  1. Varenne B, Petersen PE, Ouattara S. Oral health behaviour of children and adults in urban and rural areas of Burkina Faso, Africa.

Poorest Countries

  1. Burkina Faso is one of the poorest countries in the world.

Categories

  1. Geography > Regions > West Africa > Togo
  2. Geography > Regions > West Africa > Benin
  3. Geography > Regions > West Africa > Niger
  4. Geography > Regions > West Africa > Mali
  5. Science > Geography > Regions > West Africa

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