Economic development in Burkina Faso

SOSUCO, acquired under the Burkina Faso privatisation programme, farms its own sugar cane plantations and …

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Microfinance in Burkina Faso

The Première Agence de Microfinance Burkina Faso is a part of the Aga Khan Agency for Microfinance (AKAM). …

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AKDN | Burkina Faso

Microfinance can be a formidable tool for poverty alleviation. It can be adapted to the needs and circumstances in a variety of contexts. Our experience over the last two decades suggests that trusting in good character, good ideas and a willingness to work hard is a sound investment.

His Highness the Aga Khan
President Compaoré and the Aga Khan launch Microfinance Agency in Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, July 2005

Economic Development


SOSUCO employs over 3,000 employees to cut and transport sugar canes from November to April



30 percent of PAMF-B’s customers are women

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