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Notice of Funding Opportunity – Julia Taft Refugee Fund

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY OUAGADOUGOU Notice of Funding Opportunity Funding Opportunity Title:              FY 2020 Julia Taft Refugee Fund Deadline for Applications:                February 13, 2020 Total Amount Available:                   $25,000 A. PROGRAM DESCRIPTION The U.S. Embassy Ouagadougou in collaboration with the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration (PRM) is pleased to welcome proposals via ...
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Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Call for Proposals – EB Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Rise (POWER)

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. EMBASSY Burkina, Economic Section Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) Call for Proposals – EB Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Rise (POWER) Funding Opportunity Title:           EB Providing Opportunities for Women’s Economic Rise (POWER) Funding Opportunity Number:   BF-NOFO-20EB01 Deadline for Applications:            February 13, 2020 CFDA Number:                                  19.029 – ...
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Updated MASCOT

Event: Heightened Middle East Tensions   Heightened tension in the Middle East may result in security risks to U.S. citizens abroad. The Embassy will continue to review the security situation and will provide additional information as appropriate. This is a good time to review personal security procedures. Actions to Take: Keep a low profile. Be ...
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Holiday Security Alert

U.S. Embassy to Burkina Faso Security Alert December 17, 2019   Event:  Holidays in Burkina Faso provide increased risk for terrorism and criminal activity. Violent extremist organizations (VEOs) continue to plot kidnappings specifically targeting Westerners throughout Burkina Faso. Threats posed by terrorist organizations and individuals inspired by extremist ideology exist throughout Burkina Faso. Extremists continue to ...
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Ambassador Young and President Kaboré review New MCC Compact

U.S. Ambassador Andrew Young and representatives from the U.S. Millennium Challenge Corporation met with Burkina Faso’s President Roch Marc Christian Kaboré to advance talks towards a new MCC Compact for Burkina Faso. The second compact is expected to bring $350 million in U.S investment for development of Burkina Faso’s energy infrastructure. The MCC’s work is ...
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