Overall Objective

GGGI’s role and objective in Burkina Faso is to assist the Government of Burkina Faso in delivering green growth by identifying opportunities to leverage synergies within national and international environmental and social agendas that will lead to more responsible and sustainable economic growth.

Strategic Outcome Targets

GHG Reductions Target Setting in Progress
Green Jobs Target Setting in Progress
Sustainable Services Target Setting in Progress
Air Quality Target Setting in Progress
Ecosystem Services Target Setting in Progress
Enhanced Adaptation to Climate Change Target Setting in Progress
Contact
Mallé Fofana

Country Representative

Resource Partner

Green Climate Fund-GCF
Sweden

Government Counterpart

Ministry of the Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change
Ministry of Economy, Finance and Development
Ministry of Youth, Training and Professional Integration
Ministry of Infrastructure
Ministry of Animal and Fisheries Resources
Ministry of Trade, Industry and Crafts
Ministry of Water and Sanitation
Ministry of Urbanism, Housing and City
Ministry of Energy, Mines and Quarries
Ministry of Transport, Urban Mobility and Road Safety
Ministry of Agriculture, Hydro-Agricultural Development and Mechanization
Ministry of Higher Education, Scientific Research and Innovation
Ministry of Woman, National Solidarity and Family
Prime Minister

Key Documents

Context

Burkina Faso aims to become a prosperous country through a structural and inclusive transformation of its national economy. Green growth strategies are important in this envisioned transformation. Thus, the government set the target to increase the amount of carbon sequestered by 2020 to 8 million tones. Among the key enablers to achieve this ambition is the creation of 2000 ecovillages. Other specific Government interventions in this direction include the reduction of carbon emissions, strengthening the country’s resilience to climate change, developing and promoting on-timber forest products and promoting sustainable consumption and production patterns. GGGI supports the government in its efforts to implement this green economy transition under a five years Country Planning Framework CPF (2019-2023) aiming to produce the following strategic outcome:

Strategic Outcome 1: Burkina Faso’s cities are climate-resilient, energy efficient, and low-carbon driven.
Strategic Outcome 2: Burkina Faso’s ecovillages are more inclusive and resilient, leading to enhanced adaptation to climate change and an adequate supply of ecosystem services ensured.
Strategic Outcome 3: Green investment in energy, water & sanitation, and landscape sector leads to decreased GHG emissions and Increased green jobs.

The collaboration between the government of Burkina Faso and GGGI through the CPF will help contributing to address some of the challenges in adopting policies and implementing strategies, together with bankable projects in green cities, sustainable landscape and renewable energy supported by green governance and sustainable financing mechanisms.

News

News • April 13, 2021

Training Workshop: Climate project development and Green climate fund Access requirements

Ouagadougou, April 2, 6-9, 2021, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), in collaboration with the National Designated Authority (NDA), organized a training workshop on climate project preparation and management in the framework of the Readiness program entitled “Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso”. The workshop, […]

News • March 25, 2021

GGGI, the Government of Burkina Faso, and AFD sign trilateral agreement to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of LT-LEDS

Thursday, March 25, 2021 – Today, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), the Government of Burkina Faso, and the Agence Française de Développement (AFD) signed a trilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to accelerate climate-resilient transition of Burkina Faso through the development of the Long–Term Low Emission Development Strategy (LT-LEDS). LT-LEDS in the Paris Agreement are […]

News • March 22, 2021

Burkina Faso’s capacity development workshop to mainstream Green Growth in the new National Development Plan

Koubri, March 1 – 5, 2021 –  The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a capacity development workshop to mainstream Green Growth in Burkina Faso’s new National Development Plan – NDP (2021-2025). This will contribute to the alignment of the NDP’s objectives and monitoring-evaluation system with sustainable development and green growth objectives. The session was […]

News • March 1, 2021

Workshop on Burkina Faso’s MRV Guidelines Presentation

February 25, Ouagadougou – GGGI organized a presentation session of the National Measurement Reporting and Verification (MRV) Guidelines Document developed under the MRV project implementation process today under the aegis of the General Directorate of Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso. The project started operating earlier in 2020, after the establishment of the […]

News • February 21, 2021

Training Session of the GGGI’s Burkina Faso Steering Committee on Green Growth Concepts

Under the aegis of the Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day training session, for the members of the Steering Committee. The main objective of this training session was to inform the members of the cooperative framework on keys Climate change green growth related […]

News • February 11, 2021

Third session of the Steering Committee on GGGI’s Burkina Faso program

The third session of the steering committee took place in Ouagadougou on February 11, 2021 at the Ramada Pearl Hotel. Chaired by M. Simeon Sawadogo minister of Environment Green Economy and Climate Change of the Republic of Burkina Faso, the meeting gathered representatives from different ministries. The main objective of the session was to present […]

News • December 21, 2020

Workshop on the finalization of Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Koubri, December from 15th to 17th 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with NDC Partnership and the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso conducted under the Climate Action Enhancement Package (CAEP) project a workshop to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was […]

News • December 11, 2020

GGGI selected as Technical Assistance Providers for Burkina Faso and Viet Nam by K-CEP

December 10, Hanoi and Ouagadougou – The Kigali Cooling Efficiency Program (K-CEP), a philanthropic collaboration, has selected the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) as technical assistance providers to improve access to and the efficiency of cooling in Burkina Faso and Viet Nam. K-CEP was launched in 2017 to support the Kigali Amendment of the Montreal […]

News • November 23, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Workshop

Ouagadougou, November 12, 2020, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized an NDC revision workshop to share key deliverables and enhance the Country’s NDC revision process by giving relevant stakeholders enough tools and knowledge to prepare the next generation of NDCs with a strong gender mainstreaming approach. Fifty-height (58) representatives, from NGOs, municipalities, Civil Society Organizations […]

News • October 30, 2020

Solar Irrigation Pumping System in Burkina Faso: Pre-feasibility Study Restitution Workshop

Ouagadougou, October 27, 2020, at the RAMADA Pearl Hotel, the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a workshop to share the pre-feasibility study results on the promotion of solar irrigation pumping system in Burkina Faso. The main objective of the workshop was to validate the pre-feasibility study findings, key results and gather more information for the […]

News • October 21, 2020

Consultation workshop on the establishment of a Renewable Energy National Financial Vehicle (NFV)

Ouagadougou, October 13-14, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) organized a workshop on the establishment of a National Financial Vehicle (NFV) to exclusively support the renewable energy sector.  The main objective of the workshop was to share information on the initiative, gather information, and share experiences with the relevant stakeholders in the renewable […]

News • October 6, 2020

The identification of detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC sectoral plans

Ouagadougou, September  29-30, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso and NDC Partnership conducted a workshop, under the Climate Action Enhancement Package, project to identify detailed activities for Burkina Faso’s NDC Sectoral Plans. The workshop was attended by forty five (45) […]

News • September 29, 2020

National Validation Workshop of MRV rapid assessment in Burkina Faso

Under the aegis of Burkina-Faso’s Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a one-day workshop to present, discuss and validate the outcomes of the Rapid Assessment work. Started in April 2020, this work was effectively conducted by the MRV Project team with the support of two (2) […]

News • September 18, 2020

Building National Capacity in Climate Project Preparation and Management in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, 15 September 2020, The Global Green Growth Institute Burkina Faso Country Office, in partnership with the Green Climate Fund Executive Secretariat in Burkina Faso hosted, in the framework of the Readiness Program ‘Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso, two workshops aiming at strengthening national […]

News • August 31, 2020

TWO DAYS TRAINING SESSIONS ON GENDER AND DATA COLLECTION &; MANAGEMENT IN MRV SYSTEM

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, August 25-26, 2020 – Under the aegis of the Burkina Faso Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, the GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized a two-day training workshop on August 25-26, 2020. The first day was dedicated to the topic of Gender in the MRV system, on how to mainstream […]

News • August 18, 2020

TRAINING WORKSHOP ON GENDER MAINSTREAMING IN BURKINA FASO’s NDCS SECTORAL PLANS

Koubri, August 11-13, 2020 – The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change of Burkina Faso and NDC Partnership conducted the first training session of a 3-day workshop on Gender mainstreaming in NDCs Sectoral Plans under the Climate Action Enhancement Package project. This first session of the workshop […]

News • July 28, 2020

NATIONAL CONSULTATION WORKSHOP ON BURKINA FASO’S MEASUREMENT, REPORTING AND VERIFICATION (MRV) SYSTEM

Sopatel Silmandé Hotel, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, July 21 and 22, 2020 – The GGGI Burkina Faso Country Office organized the National Consultation Workshop of the MRV Project in Burkina Faso. The workshop has been launched by the General Secretary of the Ministry of Environment, Green Economy and Climate Change, Dr. Sina Sibidou. Also, Mr. Göran […]

News • July 4, 2020

Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision Kick-off Workshop

Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, June 30, 2020 – The Government of Burkina Faso and the NDC-CAEP Implementation Partners, including GGGI, organized the Burkina Faso’s NDC Revision kick-off workshop. More than 50 participants from Ministries, NGOs, Private Sector, and the implementing partners attended the workshop. GGGI was represented by Malle Fofana (Country Representative), Lamine Ouedraogo (Senior Officer […]

News • April 27, 2020

Climate Finance Virtual Workshop GCF Program – Challenges & Opportunities for the Private Sector in Burkina Faso

Ouagadougou, 16 April 2020, The Global Green Growth Institute Burkina Faso Country Office, in partnership with the Green Climate Fund Executive Secretariat in Burkina Faso hosted, in the framework of the Readiness Program ‘Support for Accreditation of Direct Access Entities, Pipeline Development and Private Sector Mobilization in Burkina Faso, a webinar aiming at engaging the […]

News • March 27, 2020

GGGI: GCF Portfolio

Directing finance to where it is needed most Delivering inclusive growth while limiting climate change to 1.5°C will require the mobilization of finance at a historic scale. Over the next 15 years, it is estimated the world needs about USD 90 trillion in climate smart infrastructure – most of it in developing countries. Investing in […]

Projects

BF15
Countries
BF15 Promoting Solar Irrigation Pumping Systems and Mini-grids in Burkina Faso
Start Date Q1 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 1,059,950
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Cross Cutting
  • Gender and Inclusive Development
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BF16
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF16 Green Growth Strategic assessment of the Economic and Social National Plan 2.0
Start Date Q1 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 38,328
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
View
BF13
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF13 The Social Housing Energy Efficiency Cooling Program
Start Date Q2 2021
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 617,100
Status Upcoming
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
View
BF09
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF09 National Financial Vehicle – Burkina Green Energy Funds
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 67,591
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Energy
View
BF08
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF08 Solar PV electricity for agricultural development
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 76,500
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Sustainable Landscapes
View
BF06
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF06 Support for accreditation of direct access entities, pipeline development and private sector mobilization in Burkina Faso
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 442,728
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
View
BF05
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF05 Development of the Monitoring, Reporting, and Verification (MRV) System In Burkina Faso
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 1,701,453
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
View
BF07
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF07 Climate Action Enhancement Package: Burkina Faso
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 298,786
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
View
Countries
BF03 Green growth governance- Supporting Sustainable Landscape and Scaling Up of Ecovillages Development Model
Start Date Q1 20190305
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 31,524
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes
View
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF02 Green growth governance – Long- term capacity-building to support climate change development Initiatives
Start Date Q1 20190520
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 40,626
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Cross Cutting
View
Thematic Areas
Countries
BF04 Green growth governance- Green Cities Guideline Formulation
Start Date Q1 20190503
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 57,210
Status Complete
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
View
Thematic Areas
Countries
Green cities guidelines implementation
Start Date Q1 2020
Funding Source
Actual Budget (USD) 52,000
Status Active
Thematic Area
  • Green Cities
View

Reports

Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report
Report
Green Growth Index 2020: Measuring performance in achieving SDG targets

Caribbean  • Ecuador  • PNG  • Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • Denmark  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Costa Rica  • Fiji  • India  • Jordan  • Kiribati  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • United Arab Emirates  • Viet Nam  • UAE  • Saint Lucia  • Guyana  • Papua New Guinea  • Hungary  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Tonga  • Indonesia  • México  • Thailand  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia
Report
The Promise of Green Growth: A Pathway to Prosperity while Achieving National and Global Ambitions

Pacific  • Technical Report  • Republic of Korea  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji  • Jordan  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Nepal  • Philippines  • Senegal  • Viet Nam  • Papua New Guinea  • Ethiopia  • Myanmar  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Qatar  • Indonesia  • México  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Review of existing MRV systems in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso  • Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting  • Reporting and Verification (MRV)  • MRV
Report
Review of existing MRV systems in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso  • Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting  • Reporting and Verification (MRV)  • MRV

Institutional Mapping of Burkina Faso’s MRV systems Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting
Report
Institutional Mapping of Burkina Faso’s MRV systems

Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting

Revue des systèmes de MRV existants au Burkina Faso Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
Revue des systèmes de MRV existants au Burkina Faso

Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

La cartographie institutionnelle du domaine des systèmes de Mesurage, Rapportage et Vérification (MRV) du Burkina Faso Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting
Report
La cartographie institutionnelle du domaine des systèmes de Mesurage, Rapportage et Vérification (MRV) du Burkina Faso

Green Cities  • Burkina Faso  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Sustainable Energy  • Cross Cutting

Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19 Caribbean  • Côte d’Ivoire  • Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia
Report
Achieving Green Growth and Climate Action Post-COVID-19

Caribbean  • Côte d’Ivoire  • Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Colombia  • Fiji  • Jordan  • Kiribati  • Lao PDR  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Nepal  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • United Arab Emirates  • Viet Nam  • UAE  • Guyana  • Hungary  • Green Cities  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Peru  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Tonga  • Forest (Sustainable) Landscapes  • Indonesia  • México  • Sustainable Energy  • Thailand  • Cross Cutting  • Vanuatu

Green Growth in Action: Achieving Green Energy Transformation Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Fiji  • India
Report
Green Growth in Action: Achieving Green Energy Transformation

Technical Report  • flagship-publications  • Cambodia  • Fiji  • India  • Mongolia  • Mozambique  • Rwanda  • Senegal  • Viet Nam  • Guyana  • Papua New Guinea  • Ethiopia  • Morocco  • Uganda  • Burkina Faso  • Indonesia  • México  • Sustainable Energy  • Thailand  • Vanuatu

Burkina Faso – Country Planning Framework 2019-2023 Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting
Report
Burkina Faso – Country Planning Framework 2019-2023

Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting

Burkina Faso Social Review Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting
Report
Burkina Faso Social Review

Burkina Faso  • Cross Cutting

GGGI In-Country Staff

Alexis Tapsoba

Program Officer, Sustainable Land Use and Agriculture Program

Osée Yelkouni

Program Officer, Energy Program

Badou Gilbert Yelemou

Senior Associate, Readiness program

Galine Yanon

Senior Officer MRV Project Coordinator

Yassia Savadogo

Assistant Administration Accountant

Lamine Ouedraogo

Senior Officer, Green Growth Programming

Ouretou Sidibé

Finance and Administrative associate

Mallé Fofana

Country Representative