Agriculture in
Burkina Faso

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.

Total Population


Population Engaged in Agricultural Activities


Agriculture Contribution to GDP


Jules Some

AGRA Burkina Faso
Country Manager

Abdoulaye Ouedraogo

Associate Program Officer

Aurelia Dakpogan

Program Officer

Christele Toe

Program Coordinator

Christian Ouedraogo

Program Officer

Kodjo Kondo

M&E Officer, Geographical Service Team (GST)

Stephane Bayala

Associate Program Officer


Burkina Faso
S/C WASCAL Competence Center
06 BP9507
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.

Our Investments

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:

US$21.5 million invested in Burkina Faso’s agricultural industry

Early Results


Total Amount Committed for Six Projects


Farmers Committed to Date


Improved Seeds Sold


Village-based Advisers recruited and trained




Farmers Reached with Extension System Training

Further Resources

Burkina Faso Operational Plan

Funding partners

Other Partners