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Emergencies, Logistics
12 August 2013

Three days after joining WFP’s operation in Burkina Faso, Thomas D’Aquin was tasked with finding a way to reach areas cut off by flooding with badly-needed food assistance. He and his colleagues found a novel solution using a traditional means of transport. It was just one of the challenges he’s encountered while working with WFP.

HIV/AIDS
7 August 2013

Across six towns of Burkina Faso, WFP provides food assistance to people living with HIV as well as vulnerable AIDS orphans. Here is the story of one of the beneficiaries.


7 August 2013

WFP Burkina Faso and the municipality of Dori, the capital of the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso, are working closely on a project to rehabilitate the wetland that surrounds the town.

School Meals
7 August 2013

Hadiatou Diallo, who received both WFP school meals and take-home rations during her education, was one of the top performing girls in the primary school leaving exam in the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso.

School Meals
7 August 2013

WFP provides take-home rations of maize and sorghum to 11,000 primary school girls in the Sahel Region of Burkina Faso to keep them in school. This year, nine girls were recognized by the local Government for having the highest marks in the region.

Nutrition
7 August 2013

As the lean season begins in Burkina Faso, WFP launches malnutrition prevention activities.


11 July 2013

During her mission to Burkina Faso from 26 to 29 June 2013, WFP’s Regional Director for West Africa, Denise Brown, visited a lowland rehabilitation project supported by WFP in Tibga, in the east of Burkina Faso.


26 June 2013

Following the food crisis in 2012, WFP Burkina Faso has launched a new project to speed up vulnerable populations' recovery, build their resilience to future shocks and reduce malnutrition.

Cash and Vouchers
21 June 2013

WFP Burkina Faso is carrying out Cash for Assets activities across six regions of the country, providing cash to vulnerable households in return for activities that boost food security. 

Food for Assets
29 April 2013

A Cash for Assets project in Burkina Faso is helping farmers improve their food security status. Under the project, community members receive cash to purchase locally available food in exchange for work on vital new infrastructure, in this case, for rice cultivation.