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Burkina Faso - Overview

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Main References

National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (v.2)

Fifth National Report



National Website

Status and Trends of Biodiversity

Overview

Located in the heart of West Africa, Burkina Faso possesses interesting sites such as the Pics de Sindou, the Karfiguela Waterfall, the Sacred Dafra Pond, and the Tengréla Lake. In addition, the Hippopotamus Pond and the Oursi Pond have been established as Ramsar sites. Burkina Faso has suffered from frequent droughts since the 1970’s... More »

National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plan

Major features of National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan

The global objective of the NBSAP is to ensure that populations manage biodiversity in a sustainable manner by 2025. The document emphasizes the need to motivate the population to preserve species and restore habitats, and to manage natural resources in a dynamic and sustainable manner. In addition, specific objectives have been established, such as: increasing agricultural, pastoral and timber production; protecting and restoring renewable natural resources; ensuring that the population’s needs are fulfilled (ex... More »

National Contacts

Full details of national contacts »

Convention on Biological Diversity

M. Somanegré Nana
CBD Primary NFP, SBSTTA NFP, ICNP ABS NFP
Robert Madja Louari
CHM NFP

Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety

Dr. Sidzabda Djibril Dayamba
BCH NFP
Pr. Chantal Yvette Zoungrana Kabore
Cartagena Protocol Primary NFP

Nagoya Protocol on Access and Benefit-sharing

M. Jean-Bosco So
Nagoya Protocol NFP

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