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Burkina Faso

Burkinabe Ministry of Environment and Sustainable Development

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latitude: 
12.35
longitude: 
-1.51667

Burkina Faso - Regional Training course

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Since 2008, the UN‐SPIDER programme has provided expert support and conducted Technical Advisory Missions (TAMs) to Burkina Faso, Togo, Cameroon and Nigeria, upon request of the respective governme

Fecha: 
26/09/2011 - 30/09/2011
Title of Training: 
Training Seminar on space-based information
Trainers: 
UN-SPIDER staff and trainers from the Regional Centre for Training in Aerospace Surveys (RECTAS)
Target Group: 
Decision‐makers and high‐level stakeholders from national, regional and international institutions for the awareness‐raising segment, as well as 20 experts in the field of disaster risk management and emergency response from the West and Central African region for the specialized training seminar.
Training Profile: 
<p>The French-language Seminar was divided into a one‐day high‐level awareness‐raising segment and a specialized training seminar for experts. The aim of the event was to raise awareness and institutionalize the use of space-based information for disaster risk management and emergency response in the region through training a network of professionals from different institutions and countries. Another goal was to establish an inter-institutional technical group as a way of further institutionalizing the use of space-based information for disaster risk management. Furthermore, a specialized segment focused on technical training on flood risk management.</p> <a href="/sites/default/files/Announcement-Training-Seminar-in-Burkina-Faso.pdf">More information</a>
latitude: 
12.35
longitude: 
-1.51667

United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in Burkina Faso

The Sahel, in Burkina Faso is facing an unprecedented crisis situation since 2005.

World Health Organization (WHO) in Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso has a total population of almost 16 million people, with an average of life expectancy at birth of 49 for male and 56 for female, a high rate of children deaths and a large burden of d

World Food Programme (WFP) in Burkina Faso

With a population of 14 million (as per Census 2006 data), of whom 43.9 % lives below the poverty line, and almost half is under 15, Burkina Faso is classified as both a least developed country and

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Burkina Faso

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is present in Burkina Faso since 1966.

Burkinabe Permanent Secretariat of the National Council for the Environment and Sustainable Development (SP/CONEDD)

The Environment Plan for Sustainable Development defines the main axes managers and benchmarks for a sustainable development.

Burkinabe Directorate for Vegetation Protection and Conditioning (DPVC)

The Directorate of Plant Protection and conditioning is the national entity in Burkina Faso in charge of the International Plan Protection Convention that aims to protect the world’s plant re

Burkinabe General Directorate for Agriculture Statistics and Prevision (HPFB)

The General Directorate of Agricultural Statistics and Forecast Branch (HPFB) is a central structure of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries.

Burkinabe Department of Meteorology (DM)

The Department of Meteorology of Burkina Faso has jurisdiction over all the matters related to meteorology and its applications in Burkina Faso.