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Building Resilience In Burkina Faso

Where droughts are common, communities need longterm solutions.
People need food as they work to create a hunger-free future.
Food for Work projects support communities as they build their resilience.
This project helps prevent soil degradation and retain water.
WFP’s food gives people time and energy to work on community projects.
Agriculture is the main source of income throughout rural Burkina Faso.
Small-scale family farming dominates agricultural production in Burkina Faso.
In northern Burkina Faso, gardeners groups grow cabbage, onions and tomatoes.
In the face of drought, irrigation can boost crop yields by up to 400%.
WFP works with the national government and with donor governments.

18 million people across the Sahel region are affected by the food crisis. In Burkina Faso, WFP Food for Work projects are helping affected communities building a hunger-free future.