Burkina Faso: a dam against food insecurity


Burkina Faso’s Ministry of Agriculture and Water Development has kicked off the work on the hydro-agricultural aspect of its Project 1 of the Programme to build resilience to food and nutrition insecurity in the Sahel (P1-P2RS). The project, which is 85% financed by the African Development Bank, involves the construction of the Saria Dam and other hydraulic developments that will be good for agricultural production. In line with the objectives of the national agricultural policy, it aims to strengthen the food and nutrition security of the region and to combat unemployment and rural flight through the development of local value chains. Find out + (French)