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Strategies for Involving Religious and Traditional Leaders for Family Planning in Faso

On September 23, 2014, the USAID’s Heath Policy Project, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the religious and traditional leaders’ network in Burkina Faso, conducted a workshop to provide support to the development and validation of advocacy tools for the promotion of family planning in the country using religious and traditional leaders. The ...
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Ambassador David Lane Discovering American Achievements in Burkina Faso

Journalists from Burkina Faso, Ghana, Cote d’Ivoire, Mali and Niger joined Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture based in Rome, David Lane on a five day reporting tour to explore the challenges and successes in agricultural development in Burkina Faso.  The group has seen a variety of projects sponsored by the ...
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Ambassador Lane and Regional Journalists View Agricultural Development in Burkina Faso

On September 20, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies in Rome David Lane completed a five-day trip in Burkina Faso where he met with farmers, government officials and representatives of non-governmental programs working to improve food security.  During the visit, he viewed sites supported by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), the U.S. ...
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E-Teacher Scholar Luncheon Honors Eight

On September 4, 2014 Ambassador Tulinabo Mushingi, PAO Brenda Soya, and English Program Specialist Lynn Ouedraogo hosted a luncheon in Ouagadougou to honor eight Burkinabe English language teachers who completed 10-week on-line courses during the year with the University of Oregon through the State Department E-Teacher Scholarship Program.  Ambassador Mushingi presented each scholar with a ...
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