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Foreign Trade and Business in Burkina Faso (Master in International Business)

  1. Burkina Faso is an African landlocked country
  2. Burkinabe population: 16 million inhabitants
    1. Population density: 73.28 inhabitants/square kilometres
    2. Burkinabe Human Development Index: 0.402 (2015)
    3. In Burkina Faso there are more than sixty ethnic groups.
    4. The main ethnicities are Mossi (40% of the Burkinabe), Gurunsi, Senufo, Lobi, Bobo and Fula.
      1. Art exhibition “The Lobi. The complexity behind simplicity”
    5. The King of the Mossi: Mogho Naba
  3. Burkinabe capital: Ouagadougou
    1. Second largest city: Bobo-Dioulasso
    2. Other Burkinabe cities: Banfora, Dédougou, Tenkodogo, Koudougou, Kaya, Fada N'Gourma, Ouahigouya, Manga, Dori, Gaoua
  4. Regions (13) and provinces (45) of Burkina Faso: Boucle du Mouhoun, Cascades, Centre (Ouaga), Centre-East, North-Centre, West-Centre, South-Centre, East, High-Basins, North, Plateau-Central, Sahel, South-West
  5. Borders of Burkina Faso: Benin, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Mali, Niger and Togo

Mogho Naba (King of the Mossi, Burkina Faso)
Mogho Naba (King of the Mossi), Source: AFP

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Trade and Business in Burkina Faso (Master) Burkinabe Students: enrol, study online and receive your European diploma (Bachelor of Science, Master, Doctorate in International Business, eLearning) from Burkina Faso.

  1. Masters: Business in Africa, International Marketing, International Business
  2. Doctorates: African Business, Foreign Trade
  3. Bachelors: Inter-African Business, International Trade

Burkina Faso (Masters International Business)

More information: Business in Burkina Faso, at EENI Business School & HA University Website.

The Burkinabe Historian Joseph Ki-Zerbo: one of the greatest African sages
Dr Joseph Ki-Zerbo (In Africa the story was born)

  1. Region: West Africa (West African Economic Area)
    1. Burkina Faso: the country of upright men
    2. Burkinabe Students
  2. Burkina Faso Belongs to the African Civilization
    1. One of the greatest intellectuals of the African civilization, Joseph Ki-Zerbo, was born in Burkina Faso




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Professors of EENI Business School & HA University in Burkina Faso

Salamata Micheline ILBOUDO/DIALLO

Salamata Micheline ILBOUDO/DIALLO, Burkina Faso (Professor, University)

Emmanuel Nignan

Emmanuel Nignan, Burkina Faso (Professor, University)

Ousséni SO

Ousséni SO, Burkina Faso (Professor, University)

  1. Local languages: Moore, Fulfulde, Dyula
    1. Official language of Burkina Faso: French
  2. Time zone of Burkina Faso: UTC +0
  3. Country code top-level domain: .bf
  4. Calling code: 226
  5. Burkina Faso obtained its Independence from France in 1960
  6. Burkina was called the Republic of Upper Volta until August 4, 1984
  7. Climate of Burkina Faso: tropical Sudanese-Sahelian type
  8. Area of Burkina Faso: 274,200 square kilometres

Coat of arms of Burkina Faso

Coat of arms of Burkina Faso

Official motto of Burkina Faso: "Unity, Progress, Justice"

Hyena Mask of the Gurunsi, Burkina Faso (Source: Jesús Arjona Muñoz, African Art Exhibition: “The Animal, A Sacred Symbol”)
Hyena Mask of the Gurunsi, Burkina Faso

Religions of Burkina Faso.

Burkina Faso is an interreligious country: Islam (65% of the Burkinabe population), Christianity (Catholicism) and Traditional African Religions coexist peacefully.

Students of the Master in International Trade (Burkina Faso)
Students of the Master in Burkina Faso

Economy of Burkina Faso

e-Course: Doing Business in Burkina Faso

  1. The objective of the Government of Faso is to become a economic development centre in West Africa
  2. Burkina's GDP growth: 7%
  3. The most dynamic sectors of Burkina Faso: trade, agriculture (cotton), and mining (gold)
  4. The GDP of Burkina Faso: agriculture (35%), industry (23%) and services (42%)
  5. Currency of Burkina Faso: CFA Franc of West Africa
  6. 90% of Burkinabe people work in agriculture
  7. Main exports of Burkina Faso: cotton and gold (68%). Other exports: walnut, livestock, sesame, legumes and fruits (mangoes)
  8. Most important trade shows in Burkina:
    1. International Handicrafts Fair of Ouagadougou (SIAO)
    2. International Exhibition of Mines, Energy and Quarries (SEMICA)
    3. Pan-African Film and Television Festival of Ouagadougou
    4. International Tourism and Hospitality Fair of Ouagadougou (SITHO)

Transport and Logistics in Burkina Faso

  1. Benin-Niger-Burkina Faso-Ivory Coast Railway Loop
  2. Cotonou-Burkina Faso Highway
  3. Access to the Autonomous Port of Cotonou, Abidjan and Lomé for Burkinabe exports
  4. Access to the Dakar-Lagos Corridor

Motorcycles in Burkina Faso

In Burkina are the headquarters of several African institutions:

  1. African and Malagasy Council for Higher Education (CAMES)
  2. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)

Economic Integration Organisations (Burkina Faso)

  1. Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
  2. West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU)
  3. Niger Basin Authority
  4. Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)
  5. Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD)
  6. G5 Sahel

Burkinabe Students (Business, Masters)

Some companies of Burkina Faso:

  1. Company of Industrial Transformation of Cashew (Sotria), created by Mrs. Minata Kone (Banfora)
  2. Burkinabe Textile fibres Society (SOFITEX)
  3. New Sugar Company of the Comoé (SOFITEX group)
  4. Brakina (Burkinabe beer)
  5. New company of oil and soap
  6. Sofib-savonnerie (Company of industrial manufacturing Barro)
  7. National Society of Packaging of Burkina (SONACEB)
  8. Winner industry (batteries)
  9. Faso Industrial Society (SIFA)
  10. African Society of Phytosanitary Products and Insecticides (Saphyto)

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