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Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of around 274,200 square kilometres and is surrounded by Mali, Niger; Benin, Togo, Ghana and Ivory Coast. The July 2019 population estimate by the United Nations was 20,321,378. The country's official language of government and business is French.

Member since: 2015

 

Capital

Ouagadougou

Population (2015)

20,321,383

GNI Per Capita (2016)

$654.5

Emissions Per Capita (2014)

0.289 tons

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National Focal Points

Mr. Idrissa Semde

UNFCCC NATIONAL FOCAL POINT

Ministry of Environment

M. Do Etienne Traore

NATIONAL UNFCCC FOCAL POINT

Secretariat Permanent du Conseil National pour le Développement Durable (SP/CNDD)

National Climate Vulnerability Level and actions

0 Average

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Sea Level Rise

Due to climate change sea level rising index

3 mm/yr

0.23%

Priority Sectors for Adaptation: Sustainable Land Management, Forestry, Energy, Environmental Education and Food.

Reduce GHG emissions by 6% (in relation to GHG emissions BAU levels (2007)) including LULUCF by 2030 unconditionally and reduce GHG emissions by 11.6% by 2030 conditional to external support in the sectors of agriculture, forestry, changes in land use, solid wastes, transportation, electricity production, residential and energy in the manufacturing industries.

Strategic Adaptation Objectives:

1) Reduce the vulnerability to the impacts of climate change on the development of adaptation and resilience capabilities and

2) Facilitate the coherent integration of adaptations to climate change in policies, programmes or activities, new or already existing, in the specific processes of development planning and in the strategies of the relevant sectors at different levels.

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