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Burkina Faso

ICNL’s resources and information on Burkina Faso.

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Civic Freedom Monitor

Burkina Faso

Last updated: 31 May 2023

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. Formerly known as the Republic of Upper Volta [...]

Civil Society Organization Sustainability Index

The index, funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development for twenty years, documents the development of civil society in seventy-one countries around the world, including Burkina Faso. ICNL and FHI 360 work with local partners to produce the index annually.


FATF Standards and Their Misuse in Africa

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This ECNL and ICNL briefer, gives an introduction to FATF, why its standards matter for civil society in Africa, and ... Read More


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