Member States

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country located in Africa.

Climate Change Policies

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.

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

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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Year of joining the CVF

2015

Capital

Ouagadougou

Year of national independence

1960

Website Links

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)

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