The work of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) in Burkina Faso is aligned with the government’s Rural Investment Plan phase II (PNSR II) and the National Agricultural Investment Plan (PNIA) in actualizing the desire to revitalize the rural economy through decentralized planning and decision making processes.
S/C WASCAL Competence Center
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
Ministère de l’agriculture et des aménagements hydro-agricoles
Address: 03 BP 7005 Ouaga 2000
Tel: +226 25 49 99 14
Challenges in Agriculture
AGRA’s strategy for Burkina Faso builds on its decade-long experience supporting the sector and prioritizes initiatives that complement the work of other actors to significantly increase smallholder farmers’ income and food security through an improved enabling environment and strengthened linkages between market and production systems.
AGRA has worked in Burkina Faso since 2006 with investments in input and output markets systems development; innovative finance; research capacity building, and policy and advocacy. In the first decade of our work, we invested US$21.5 million in Burkina Faso’s agricultural industry with the following results: