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Protracted Relief and Recovery Operation, Burkina Faso 200054

This Operation has been modified as per Budget Revision 4 (see below).

Persistent high food prices in local markets and significant household income declines from falling cotton prices have exacerbated the precarious food security situation in Burkina Faso. As a result, undernutrition among children aged 6-59 months and among pregnant and lactating women is a concern in most of the country. The Sahel, East and Boucle du Mouhoun regions are among the most affected areas, with wasting levels over 15 percent for the children under 5, and levels above 10 percent in the North, Centre-North, Plateau Central, Centre-West and South-West regions.

WFP Offices
Country at a glance 2014
Planned Beneficiaries930,000
Beneficiary needs (mt)13,307
Beneficiary needs ($US)39,194,058
Donors - 2014 ($US)
Donors - Directed contributions
Multilateral contributionsUS$ 428,000
Canada8,976,661
USA482,848
France407,056
Private Donors378,364
Threats to food security
  • Poverty
  • Low education level
  • Drought
  • Pests infestations