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We want to assist you with Investing in Burkina Faso. Get Business Opportunities in Burkina Faso as well as to search for and connect with leading Companies and Investors in Burkina Faso. We also provide a list of key Government trade advisors who assist you with doing business in Burkina Faso and other relevant business information on Burkina Faso. Specifically, we offer three digital portals that are FREE to use and will be of interest to you: the Africa Business Community,  Africa Business Opportunities Dashboard and our closed AFSIC African Investments Dashboard.

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Invest Burkina Faso
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Country overview: Burkina Faso is located in West Africa. It is landlocked sharing borders with six countries (Ivory Coast, Mali, Ghana, Togo, Niger and Benin). It gained independence from France on 5 August 1960. Its capital is Ouagadougou and has 13 Administrative regions. It is a multiparty presidential republic with the President sitting as both the Head of State and government. It runs a unicameral national assembly as the legislative arm of the government. The official language is French but other popular local languages of the Sudanic family is common. Islam is the predominant religion along with other religions (Christianity and traditional religion). The legal system is modelled after French civil law and some customary law. It has an area size of 0.27 million sq km. Burkina Faso belongs to West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), which require the country to maintain regulated tariff structure. Goods produced in the Union are exempt from import tax.

Demographic Information: Burkina Faso has an estimated population of 20.84 million comprising mostly of younger population (less than 25 years) which makes up about 63.9% of the population, those in the age bracket of 25-64 years makes up of  about 32.9% of the population and above 65 years age group makes up of about 3.2% of the population. Average population density is estimated at 74 inhabitants/km2. In terms of human development indicators, it has a life expectancy of 64.5 years (Women) and 60.9 years (Men). It achieved universal primary education with a 96.1% Primary enrolment rate in 2018 and overall literacy level of 41.2% as at 2018.

Broad Economic Overview: Burkina Faso’s economy is heavily reliant on natural resources and agriculture. Agriculture makes up almost 30% of the country’s GDP. It is Africa’s 4th largest producer of gold and Africa’s leading Cotton producer. The Burkina Faso economy is resilient having survived a series of political instability following its independence.  It has achieved a robust GDP growth in the past 5 years having grown 5.3% (5yr compound growth) over the period. About 90% of the population is engaged in subsistence farming, and cotton is the principal cash crop.  Other cash crops are groundnuts, shea nuts, sesame, pearl millet, sorghum, maize, and rice. The country’s Industrial sector is dominated by State-owned enterprises which contributed to 19.5% of GDP in 2018. Its currency is the CFA franc which is pegged to the euro and has maintained a stable inflation rate over the past years.  Main exports include Cotton, Gold and Livestock. Major imports include petroleum product, foodstuffs and consumer goods.

Investment Opportunities: Burkina Faso’s economy is hampered by its faulty infrastructure, including electrical infrastructure. Recently, the country alongside Mali and Ivory Coast launched joint special economic zones in the regions of Sikasso, Bobo-Dioulasso and Korhogo. Burkina Faso encourages investment by offering various tax and legal incentives. It established public-private partnerships framework and created a deposit institution that provides financing for small and medium-sized enterprises. It’s National Economic and Social Development Plan (PNDES) highlighted Agriculture (crop production and breeding), mining, real estate development, renewable energies including solar photovoltaic as some of the promising sectors for investment.

NameJob TitleCompany NameBusiness service ProvidedContact
Allan WoodGlobal Head of Business DevelopmentJersey FinanceNGO
Aya RainerResearcherJETRO LondonTrade and Investment Promotion Agency;Regional Trade Organisation
Bhavna Seth RanjanHead-Market Facilitation ServicesConfederation of Indian Industry (CII)Business Intelligence
Bridget ShooRegional Director (Southern Africa)Enterprise SingaporeTrade and Investment Promotion Agency
David SmithChief ExecutiveBritish African Business Alliance LtdChamber of Commerce
Duncan HarrisPresidentAustralia Africa Chamber of CommerceChamber of Commerce
Elise DonovanChief Executive OfficerBVI FinanceFinancial Services
Frazer LangCEOScottish Africa Business AssociationTrade Association
Ivy Ziqian WangOperations ManagerAustralia Africa Chamber of CommerceNA
John PatersonChairmanScottish Africa Business AssociationRegional Trade Organisation
Kiran NarayanantGeneral ManagerSME Chamber of IndiaChamber of Commerce
Luis De MeloChairmanGlobal Chamber of Commerce for Portuguese Speaking CountriesChamber of Commerce
Maham SaqibICCIANA
May YuenAnalystAfrica South East Asia Chamber of CommerceChamber of Commerce
McKenzie PentonDirector of Events & Business DevelopmentInvest in the USATrade Association
Michael MillsClimate Finance AdviserUK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS)Government Official
Nara PiresCommunication DirectorAFroChamberChamber of Commerce
Rupi NandraCommercial Benefits SpecialistFCDONA

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NameJob TitleCompany NameBusiness service ProvidedContact
Albert OuedraogoMDTeguin Consulting & FinanceInvestor - Corporate
Albert OuedraogoManaging DirectorTCFBanking Services;NGO;Financial Services;Consultant - General;Consultant - ESG;Government Official;Business Intelligence;Public Relations or Investment Relations or Communications;Development Finance Institution;Business Accelerator or Incubator
ARIYO EmmanuelFashionMANHEMInvestment Banking;Trade and Investment Promotion Agency;Stock Exchange;Business Intelligence;Public Relations or Investment Relations or Communications;Investor - Corporate;Dealmaker;Fund Administration;Agriculturalist/Farmer;Artist;Import/Export;Entrepreneur;Founder;Sales
Christian TOECEO / Solution AchitectLaafi Concepts SASOther
Diasso MohamedEntreprenorBurkiness MentorMarketing Services;Consultant - General;Software or Technology Services
Erik LindamoodSales DirectorBarksanemOther
fabrice de gaudemarcofounder and CEOQotto SASOther
Hussein KhreissSelling using clothesSnfmEntrepreneur
Hussein SelmiCEOProComSatProject Management;Company Executive
Isaac Dieudonné ApetseEntrepreneurApky pay sarlSoftware or Technology Services;Founder
Lumignon SarlLumignon SarlOther;Financial Services;Import/Export
Roland Olivier ZidaFounder & Managing DirectorBEGIMINEConsultant - General;Research Analyst
tambi pigaceogeckoNA
viswa komerapduigmviswajiNA
Ware LutherManutentoreNo companyNA
Yahaya TOUGMAHead of trading departmentILDO OIL SANA
ZIO SAVADOGO AICHAInvestment ManagerSinergi BurkinaNA

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