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Regional Forum on the Engagement of Religious and Traditional Leaders of West Africa for Health and Development to trigger Demographic Dividend

Burkina Faso will see its population doubled by 2030 if the current trend of its growth is maintained. Indeed, the country has a very young population with 58.3% of his people being under 19 years old and 67% under 24 years old. The fertility rate is estimated at nearly 6 children per woman, and an ...
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Oakton High School Students Engaged in Community Service In Burkina Faso.

High school students from Oakton, VA, decided to work on a mission trip to Burkina Faso. Pinnacle Academy Early College students started working on a fundraising project around six months ago and were able to raise $32,000.00 from the local communities and organizations via bake sales, presentations and social media outlet communications. Pinnacle Academy Early ...
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World Population Day 2018: Demographic Dividend in Burkina Faso: Making Family Planning a Reality for Accelerating the Demographic Transition

With a very young population of which 58.3% are under 19 years old and 67% under 24 years old, and a fertility rate of 5.8, the Burkina Faso population doubled in 2030 with a continuation of the trend. It must be the best way to take advantage of this demographic dividend, to rise to the ...
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Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Security Alert – U. S. Embassy Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (June 5, 2018) Location: Ouagadougou Event: Burkinabe security forces have conducted recent counter-terrorism activities in light of terrorist attacks at downtown public venues. U.S. citizens should take proactive steps to enhance their personal security. Actions to Take: Avoid crowds. Avoid demonstrations. Vary your routes and times, ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO): Countering Wildlife Trafficking in West Africa

Announcement Type: Request for Federal Assistance Awards Applications Public Opportunity Title: Countering Wildlife Trafficking in West Africa NOFO Opportunity Number: SFOP0004251 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 19.705 – Transnational Crime Funding Amount: Not to exceed the total amount of $1,250,000 U.S. Dollars NOFO Issuance Date: May 8, 2018 Deadline for Receipt of Questions: ...
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