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What will it take to end child marriage in your country? If you’re an African between 18-28 years old, tell us by Nov. 30!

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Women’s Empowerment

From parents to health workers to legislators, a project enlists everyone’s help to ensure women and girls reach their potential.

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HUMAN CAPITAL PROJECT

Building human capital is important because investing in health, education, and youth skills development can help end poverty.

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Empowering Women = Growth

The latest Africa’s Pulse says initiatives to empower poor people, women and girls are essential to progress.

CPIA Africa

Africa’s poorest countries saw little to no progress on average in improving the quality of their policy and institutional frameworks in 2018.

IDA in Africa

With IDA’s help, hundreds of millions of people have escaped poverty—through the creation of jobs, access to clean water, schools, roads, nutrition, electricity, and more.

World Bank Africa Multimedia

Watch, listen and click through the latest videos, podcasts and slideshows highlighting the World Bank’s work in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Doing Business in Burkina Faso

The Doing Business report provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement. See where your country ranks.

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Country Office Contacts

Main Office Contact
179 Avenue du President Save Zerbo
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
+226-50-49-6300
For general information and inquiries
Lionel F. Yaro
Communications Officer
lyaro@worldbank.org
For project-related issues and complaints
burkinafasoalert@worldbank.org